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Abu Dhabi T10 League: Qalandars’ clinical performance sinks Pune Devils

A clinical display of precise bowling and ground-breaking hitting assisted Qalandars with destroying Pune Devils by nine wickets in the fourth match of the Abu Dhabi T10 at the Abu Dhabi Zayed Cricket Stadium.

The primary match of the subsequent day hence saw Qalandars displaying their colossal bowling solidarity to limit Pune Devils to 107 for 2 notwithstanding Tom Kohler-Cadmore’s fine thump of 53.

Qalandars at that point hustled to the objective through Tom Banton’s 45 off only 18 balls. Opener Sharjeel Khan stayed unbeaten on 28 and Sohail Akhtar, through an unconquered 33, dominated the match with 17 balls to save.

Qalandars chose for field subsequent to winning the throw. Pune Devils openers Tom Kohler-Cadmore and Kennar Lewis strolled in conveying the certainty of having dominated their first game on the first day of the season against Deccan Gladiators. UAE’s left-arm spinner Sultan Ahmed, who opened the bowling for Qalandars, was hit for 10 runs in the first finished. From the second over from Samit Patel, Pune hit up 19 runs which incorporated Cadmore’s two successive sixes. Ahmed struck in his third over by catching Lewis leg before for 3. In that over Ahmed parted with only three runs.

In the fifth over bowled by Azmatullah Omarzai, Cadmore scored 17 runs including a six and a limit. At the midway imprint, Pune were 59-1, requiring some successes for a major score. Pakistan’s veteran left-arm pacer Sohail Tanvir, who astonished the 6th, parted with only six runs. The pressing factor for top dogs continued mounting on Pune. At the point when Ahmad Daniyal also parted with just nine runs from the seventh over, the odds of Pune’s score going past the 100 run mark looked far fetched. The eighth over from Chris Jordan, known as one of the best passing over bowlers, was right on the money and yielded just seven runs.

Darwish Rasooli figured out how to hit Tanvir’s first chunk of the 10th over for a six over long-off. Cadmore went past his 50 years mark however tumbled to Jordan’s first bundle of the last finished, getting captured at diminutive third man for 54. Chadwick Walton hit the principal ball he looked for a limit to long-on and took Pune past the 100 run mark. Walton figured out how to hit one more limit to take Pune’s score to 107/2 out of 10 overs. Rasooli stayed unbeaten on 39 off 24 balls.

Tom Banton and Sharjeel Khan opened the batting for Qalandars and immediately went for their shots. Banton started by hitting Mohammad Amir to fine leg for a six. In the second over Banton hit Pune captain Nasir Hossain for 22 runs which included two sixes and two limits.

The 50-run opening organization came in 3.1 overs. Oman’s Munis Ansari finished the association by having Banton gotten and bowled for 45 off 18 balls with four limits and four sixes. Sharjeel at that point assumed responsibility and pulled Ansari for an incredible six. By the midway imprint, Qalandars required just 36 additional runs.

Mohammad Amir was presented for the 6th over yet Sharjeel pulled the principal ball from him for a six just as a limit. Captain Sohail Akhtar too played some lovely shots to quicken the run stream and easily arrive at their objective.

Brief Scores: Pune Devils 107/2 of every 10 overs (Tom Kohler-Cadmore 54, Darwish Rasooli 39*) lost to Qalandars 108/1 in 7.1 overs (Tom Banton 45, Sharjeel Khan 28, Sohail Akhtar 33).

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