Level-headed day for TT gamers in Abu Dhabi T10


Jelani Beckles

TT’s Lendl Simmons -
TT’s Lendl Simmons –

IT became a soundless opening day for loads of of the TT gamers on the 2021 Abu Dhabi T10 match in United Arab Emirates, on Thursday.

Within the opening match of the match Northern Warriors misplaced to Maratha Arabians by seven wickets.

Warriors had six West Indians in the starting XI collectively with TT gamers Lendl Simmons, captain Nicholas Pooran and Rayad Emrit.

Simmons and Jamaican Brandon King scored 54 no longer out and 29 respectively to lead Warriors to 127/2 batting first. Simmons faced 31 balls hitting seven fours and one six in the formula.

Warriors additionally had three Jamaicans as Rovman Powell and Fabian Allen had been in the starting XI. Powell pitched in with 22 no longer out and Pooran struck 19.

Abdul Shakoor took the match far from the Warriors as he slammed 73 off upright 28 deliveries to data Arabians to 131/5 in precisely ten overs.

Mohammad Hafeez contributed 19. Allen became the categorical bowler for Warriors with 2/11 in two overs and Emrit took 1/21 in two overs.

The TT trio of Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine and Ravi Rampaul lined up for Deccan Gladiators in opposition to Pune Devils. Batting first, Gladiators would possibly perchance perchance ideal put up 104/5 in ten overs with Azam Khan and Cameron Delport main the fashion with 37 no longer out and 25 respectively. Narine, who opened the batting, scored one and captain Pollard made two. Nasir Hossain grabbed 3/18 in two overs and Munis Ansari took 2/11 in two overs.

Devils performed a seven-wicket victory attending to 106/3 in 9.2 overs. Jamaican Kennar Lewis cracked 57 no longer out in 28 balls and his fellow Jamaican Chadwick Walton scored 18. Rampaul became economical ending with 1/13 in two overs and Narine snatched 1/18 in two overs. Pollard conceded 12 runs in the 2 balls he bowled.

Dwayne Bravo captained the Delhi Bulls to a seven-wicket interact over Bangla Tigers.

Tigers posted 128/2 batting first with St Lucian Johnson Charles lashing 73 no longer out off 35 balls with six fours and 5 sixes. Charles and Grenadian Andre Fletcher, who’s the captain of the Tigers, set up on 101 for the principle wicket internal eight overs.

Bravo ended with figures of 1/21 in two overs.

In response, Bulls eased to 129/3 in 8.5 overs with TT player Evin Lewis ending unbeaten on 32. He faced 18 balls and struck three fours and two sixes. Rahmanullah Gurbaz belted 41 off 15 and experienced player Ravi Bopara hit 38.

On Friday, three extra West Indian gamers would possibly perchance perchance characteristic for the principle time in the 2021 edition. World T20 indispensable person Chris Gayle of Jamaica, Trinidadian Leonardo Julien and Vincentian Obed McCoy are on the Team Abu Dhabi squad. Team Abu Dhabi will play Gladiators in the closing match on Friday, from 12.30 pm, TT time.


Northern Warriors 127/2 (10 overs) (Lendl Simmons 54 no longer out, Brandon King 29, Rovman Powell 22 no longer out, Nicholas Pooran 19) vs Maratha Arabians 131/5 (10 overs) (Abdul Shakoor 73, Mohammad Hafeez 19, Fabian Allen 2/11, Rayad Emrit 1/21) Maratha Arabians won by 5 wickets

Deccan Gladiators 104/5 (10 overs) (Azam Khan 37 no longer out, Cameron Delport 25; Nasir Hossain 3/18, Munis Ansari 2/11) vs Pune Devils 106/3 (9.2 overs) (Kennar Lewis 57 no longer out, Chadwick Walton 18; Ravi Rampaul 1/13, Sunil Narine 1/18) Pune Devils won by seven wickets

Bangla Tigers 128/2 (10 overs) (Johnson Charles 73 no longer out, Andre Fletcher 32; Dwayne Bravo 1/21) vs Delhi Bulls 129/3 (8.5 overs) (Rahmanullah Gurbaz 41, Ravi Bopara 38, Evin Lewis 32 no longer out) Delhi Bulls won by seven wickets


Pune Devils vs Qalanders, 8 am

Maratha Arabians vs Delhi Bulls, 10.15 am

Deccan Gladiators vs Team Abu Dhabi, 12.30 pm

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