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Chris Green's multifaceted exploits help Toronto Nationals win last Round One match

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Rodrigo Thomas and Moises Henriques of the Toronto Nationals were dismissed early, but it was the half-century from opener Chirag Suri which sealed the match.

Match Summary

Montreal Tigers 136-9

Toronto Nationals 137-6

Toronto Nationals won by 4 wickets

 

For you to put up a good score in T20s, you need a couple of batsmen to go past 30 or one batsman to go really big. However, none of the Montreal Tigers' batters could even reach 30, which is why the team could only manage 136 from the 20 overs.

As expected, opener Kyle Coetzer top-scored for them with a run-a-ball 26. After his dismissal, no one else could spend time on the wicket.

Chris Green and Salman Nazar were the leading bowlers for Toronto Nationals and picked up two wickets each.

 

In reply, Rodrigo Thomas and Moises Henriques of the Toronto Nationals were dismissed early, but it was the half-century from opener Chirag Suri which sealed the match.

Suri got good support from Heinrich Klaasen and Chris Green and the team coasted to a win comfortably with two and a half overs to spare.

Fawad Ahmed was the most impressive Montreal Tigers' bowler.

Toronto Nationals- Rodrigo Thomas, Moises Henriques, Yuvraj Singh, Heinrich Klaasen, Ravinderpal Singh, Chirag Suri, Chris Green, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jeremy Gordon, Salman Nazar, Sandeep Lamichhane

Montreal Tigers- Kyle Coetzer, Ruvindu Gunasekera, Dinesh Chandimal, George Bailey, Matthew Cross, Thisara Perera, Scott Kuggeleijn, Dillon Heyliger, Nikhil Dutta, Fawad Ahmed, Alasdair Evans

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