Chris Gayle tore aside the Maratha Arabians bowling assault to smash an unbeaten 84 off 22 balls comprising 9 sixes and 6 fours to information Staff Abu Dhabi to a nine-wicket win on the Zayed Cricket Stadium on Wednesday.
Chasing Maratha Arabians’ average complete of 97 for 4, Gayle helped his staff attain the goal in 5.three overs with 27 balls to spare.
He reached his half-century in 12 balls and equalled the quickest fifty in T10 historical past held by Mohammad Shahzad for Rajputs within the 2018 version.
Earlier, Abu Dhabi won the toss and elected to the area. UAE’s 18-year-old opener Alishan Sharafu scored 33 whereas Pakistan international Mohammad Hafeez contributed with 20 runs.
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Team Abu Dhabi beat Maratha Arabians by 9 wickets.
Maratha Arabians 97 for Four in 10 overs (Alishan Sharafu 33, Mohammad Hafeez 20, Obed McCoy 2 for 20) Staff Abu Dhabi 100 for 1 in 5.three overs (Chris Gayle 84 not out)
Qalandars trap Bangla Tigers
Tigers did properly to limit Qalandars to 104 for three regardless of skipper Sohail Akhtar’s unbeaten 49 and Ben Dunk’s 31. They tried their finest to tug off a victory however Sohail Tanvir and Mohammad Zahid with two wickets every, backed by Chris Jordan’s Ahmed Daniyal’s tight overs, upset their plans.
Brief scores: Qalandars bt Bangla Tigers by seven runs.
Qalandars 104 for three in 10 overs (Sohail Akhtar 49 no, Ben Dunk 31) Bangla Tigers 97 for six in 10 overs (Tom Moores 39, Sohail Tanvir 2 for 20, Mohammad Zahid 2 for 28)
Northern Warriors on an excessive
Northern Warriors beat Pune Devils by eight wickets. It chased down a goal of 98 in 4.three overs with 33 balls to spare.
Brief scores: Northern Warriors bt Pune Devils by eight wickets.
Pune Devils 97/eight in 10 overs (Nasir Hossain 27 not out) Northern Warriors 98/2 in 4.three overs (Waseem Muhammad 56 not out, Sam Wisniewski 2/14)