Chris Gayle gets winning farewell as Vancouver Knights beat Brampton Wolves by 8 wickets
As the round one of the Global T20 Canada League comes to an end, Chris Gayle departs to join the West Indies team for a three-match ODI series against India.
Brampton Wolves 138-All Out
Vancouver Knights 139-2
Vancouver Knights won by 8 wickets
Lendl Simmons started well for Brampton Wolves with almost a run-a-ball 30 but wickets kept falling around him. Babar Hayat finally scored another 30 and Wahab Riaz and Ish Sodhi made some valuable runs for the Brampton Wolves towards the end.
Still all that the Wolves could manage was 138, credit to some destructive bowling from Australian left-arm quick Daniel Sams who bowled a lot of slower ones and mixed up his deliveries. Hayden Walsh and Michael Rippon also picked up three and two wickets respectively.
In reply, after skipper Chris Gayle was dismissed cheaply, each of Tobias Visee, Chadwick Walton and Shoaib Malik made substantial contributions. Walton remained unbeaten with a half-century.
As the round one of the Global T20 Canada League comes to an end, Chris Gayle departs from the league to join the West Indies team for a three-match ODI series against India.
Vancouver Knights' eight-wicket win also meant that Brampton Wolves lost their first match of the season. Both Brampton Wolves and Vancouver Knights advance to round 2 as the top two teams.
Vancouver Knights- Tobias Visee, Chris Gayle, Chadwick Walton, Shoaib Malik, Andre Russell, Hayden Walsh, Daniel Sams, Michael Rippon, Saad Bin Zafar, Ali Khan, Rayyan Pathan
Brampton Wolves- Lendl Simmons, George Munsey, Colin Munro, Andre Fletcher, Nitish Kumar, Babar Hayat, Abraash Khan, Wahab Riaz, Cecil Pervez, Junaid Siddiqui, Ish Sodhi
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