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Legends League Cricket 2022 Manipal Tigers Suffered A Defeat By 2 Wickets Against Gujarat Giants

Legends League Cricket 2022 Manipal Tigers Suffered A Defeat By 2 Wickets Against Gujarat Giants

Gujarat Giants emerged as the winners in the 3rd match against Manipal Tigers of Legends League Cricket 2022 on the grounds of Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Luckow.

Gujarat Giants won the toss and opted to bowl first and with winning the toss, they assured their win in today’s match before its beginning.

Shivakant Shukla and Swapnil Asnodkar took the charge on the field, rolling up their sleeves to set a run record for Gujarat Giants. Getting 8 runs in the innings of the first over, Shukla was run out with an individual score of 11 with his team at 15/1 in 2.4 overs.

Rayad Emrit bowled a clever throw and got another wicket of Swapnil Asnodkar, leaving room for him for just 6 runs. Manipal tigers were three down by 5.1 overs with 23 runs when Ashok Dinda took the wicket of Tatenda Taibu.

Thisara Perera gave out some poor balls against Mohammad Kaif who played a glancing shot on it for a four and a few more runs. Kaif couldn’t stand tough as Ashok Dinda took his wicket too, leaving Tigers at 77/4 in 12.5 overs.

In the efforts of taking the team to the brink of setting higher records, Harbhajan Singh was on fire, hitting four and consecutive sixes.

Manipal Tigers stood at a run score of 120/8 in 20 overs.

For the run chase of 121, Sehwag and Kevin O Brien came up as the opening batter. The captain of the squad GG, Virendra Sehwag proved no strength for his team as he bowled out in the very first ball of the second over by Chris Mpofu. Consequently, Chris Mpofu dismissed Tillakaratne Dilshan for a two-ball duck, leaving them in trouble with 2/2 in 1.3 overs.

In 6.1 overs, on a flight on offer from Pardeep Sahu, Kevin smashed it for a six, moving the runs to 53/3. Scoring 23 off 19 balls, Kevin got a dismissal from Parvinder Awana.

While Ledl Simmons departed for 12 runs off 16 balls on the ball from Harbhajan Singh, Thisara contributed for a victory to the team with GG at 98/5 in 13 overs. Singh seemed unstoppable towards the end of the game and took his second wicket of Thisara Perera who scored 22 runs off 20 balls.

Gujarat Giants took the lead as the winners in the face-off against Manipal Tigers, scoring 121/8 in 17.2 overs.

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Playing Squads:

Gujarat Giants Squad

  • Virender Sehwag (Captain)
  • Kevin O Brien
  • Parthiv Patel
  • Yashpal Singh
  • Thisara PereraElton Chigumbura
  • Richard Levi
  • Rayad Emrit
  • Mitchell McClenaghan
  • Manvinder Bisla
  • Graeme Swann
  • KP Appanna
  • Ashok Dinda,
  • Daniel Vettori
  • Joginder Sharma
  • Ajantha Mendis

Manipal Tigers Squad

  • Harbhajan Singh (Captan)
  • Ravikant Shukla
  • Swapnil Asnodkar
  • Corey Anderson
  • Mohammad Kaif
  • Ricardo Powell
  • Tatenda Taibu(w)
  • Pardeep Sahu
  • Shivakant Shukla
  • Ryan Jay Sidebottom
  • Parvinder Awana
  • Chris Mpofu
  • Muttiah Muralitharan
  • Brett Lee
  • Vikram Singh
  • Lance Klusener
  • Phil Mustard
  • Romesh Kaluwitharana


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