Abu Dhabi T10 2021: Northern Warriors win final ball thriller
Northern Warriors win final ball thriller over Team Abu Dhabi, in the Abu Dhabi T10 today, at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
Northern Warriors *124/2 (10 ov)
Team Abu Dhabi 123/3 (10 ov)
Result - Northern Warriors won by 8 wickets
What started quite slow soon erupted as Luke Wright added 33, before Joe Clarke came out to steal the show. Clarke smashed 50*, including 5 fours and 3 sixes, to give Team Abu Dhabi a defendable score. His partner Ben Duckett also added 31*.
Lendl Simmons (37*) and Waseem Muhammad (76*) carried most the load for the Warriors, with Nicholas Pooran joining and departing in the final over. It came down to the final ball in this thriller, Jamie Overton taking two crucial wickets after bowling two wides. Rovman Powell then calmly joined the fray to score the final two runs to win by 8 wickets.
TEAM ABU DHABI - Ben Duckett (WK), Chris Gayle, Joe Clarke, Najibullah Zadran, Luke Wright (C), Rohan Mustafa, Paul Stirling, Usman Shinwari, Jamie Overton, Obed McCoy, Naveen-ul-Haq
NORTHERN WARRIORS - Nicholas Pooran (WK/C), Lendl Simmons, Rovman Powell, Brandon King, Waseem Muhammad, Fabian Allen, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Wahab Riaz, Wayne Parnell, Rayad Emrit, Junaid Siddique
Date - 2021-02-01 14:15 PM
Venue - Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Toss - Northern Warriors won the toss & elected to field
Umpires - Paul Baldwin, Nigel Llong
Match Referee - Chris Broad
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