Abu Dhabi T10 2021: Pune Devils smashed by Team Abu Dhabi in high scoring thriller
Pune Devils were comprehensively beaten by Team Abu Dhabi in the 10th Match of the Abu Dhabi T10 League today, at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
Pune Devils 129/4 (10)
Team Abu Dhabi 130/5 (8.3)
Result - Team Abu Dhabi won by 5 wickets
Team Abu Dhabi won the toss and opted to bowl against the Pune Devils, who went on to score very competitive 129/4 in their 10 overs. Tom Kohler-Cadmore 61* (25) hit big for the Devils and Obed McCoy, 2-9 off his 2 overs, was the star with the ball for Team Abu Dhabi.
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (K Lewis - 2.1 ov), 2-68 (CAK Walton - 5.4 ov), 3-77 (AL Davies - 6.4 ov), 4-128 (Devon Thomas - 9.5 ov)
In the run chase, Team Abu Dhabi were brilliant - Ben Duckett 20 , Joe Clarke 29 and Paul Stirling 23 and all getting into the 20s. They required just 13 off the last 2 overs Jamie Overton 38*, brought them home with some massive hitting (4x4s and 3x6s), off just 11 balls. Hardus Viljoen 3-36 was the main wicket taker for Pune Devils.
Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Paul Stirling - 2.4 ov), 2-42 (Chris Gayle - 3.1 ov), 3-62 (Luke Wright - 4.3 ov), 4-90 (Ben Duckett - 6.2 ov), 5-90 (Joe Clarke - 6.3 ov)
MVP Performance of the Match - Hardus Viljoen (3-36)
Player of the Match - Obed McCoy (2-9)
Pune Devils - Chadwick Walton (WK), Devon Thomas, Kennar Lewis, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Nasir Hossain (C), Karan KC, Munis Ansari, Hardus Viljoen, Mohammad Amir, Ahmed Raza, Alex Davies
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, Tom Helm
Date - 2021-01-31 12:00 PM
Venue - Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Toss - Team Abu Dhabi won the toss & elected to field
Umpires - Paul Baldwin, Nigel Llong
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