Bhilwara Kings defeated India Capitals.
Gautam Gambhir and Irfan Pathan hit fifties.
New Delhi. On one hand, the World Cup is at its end, while on the other hand, Legend League Cricket has started a day before the final. The first match was played between Bhilwara Kings and India Capitals. In this match, Irfan Pathan won the toss and sent the Indian Capitals team to bat first. After which, on behalf of the team captained by Gautam Gambhir, captain Gautam Gambhir gave a great start to his team.
Gautam Gambhir showed aggressive style as soon as he arrived. He scored 63 runs in just 35 balls with the help of 8 fours and 2 sixes. Apart from this, Crick Edwards also scored 59 runs in 31 balls, which included 5 fours and 4 skyscraper sixes. Anureet Singh bowled amazingly for Bhilwara Kings. He showed the way to the pavilion to 4 batsmen. Thanks to the innings of Gambhir and Edwards, India Capitals set a huge target of 228 runs in front of Bhilwara Kings.
Two batsmen snatched victory from Gambhir’s hands
Two batsmen from Bhilwara Kings overshadowed Gautam Gambhir’s entire team. The first name among these was that of Solomon Mir who scored 70 runs in just 40 balls with the help of 9 fours and 3 sixes. After this the whole team appeared to be in trouble. But Irfan Pathan, who came to bat at number 5, turned the match upside down. In his explosive inning of 65 runs, he scored 54 runs with only sixes. Pathan executed a quick inning of 65 runs in just 19 balls with the help of 9 sixes and 1 four.
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All the bowlers proved to be expensive for India Capitals. Irfan Pathan and Solomon thrashed all the bowlers. With the target of 228 runs, thanks to the stormy innings of captain Irfan Pathan, Bhilwara Kings won the match by 3 wickets with 4 balls remaining.
Tags: gautam gambhir, Irfan Pathan, Legends League Cricket
FIRST PUBLISHED: November 18, 2023, 23:10 IST