Emirates D10 League 2021: Highlights, Match Reports and Results Day 5
Highlights, Match Reports and Results from Day 5 of the Emirates D10 League 2021.
Ajman Alubond vs Dubai Pulse Secure, Match 13, Emirates D10
Ajman Alubond 84/0 (6.4 ov)
Dubai Pulse Secure 83/7 (10 ov)
Result - Ajman Alubond won by 10 wickets
Dubai Pulse Secure won the toss and elected to have a bat first. They got off to a terrible start as the top 4 batters went back into the pavilion at a total of 29. Ali Anwaar and Shahrukh Sheilh played important knocks of 25 and 27 runs respectively in the lower order to take the team total to 83 for 7 in 10 overs.
Chasing 83, Asif Khan and Abdul Shakoor carted the Dubai bowlers to all parts of the ground and collected 87 runs for the opening partnership to win the match by 10 wickets. Asif Khan made a phenomenal 57 off 24 deliveries, an innings that included 6 monstrous sixes.
ECB Blues vs Sharjah Bukhatir XI, Match 14, Emirates D10
ECB Blues 104/3 (9.1 ov)
Sharjah Bukhatir XI 101/7 (10 ov)
Result - ECB Blues won by 7 wickets
ECB Blues won the toss and decided to field first. Sharjah Bukhatir XI could not get off to an ideal start as they lost the top 3 batters for a total of 14 runs. Rohan Mustafa and Fayyaz Ahmed in the middle order tried to steady the ship with scores of 43 and 26 respectively. As a result, Sharjah Bukhatir XI reached a total of 101 for 7 in 10 overs.
ECB Blues were aggressive in their approach while chasing 101. Mohammad Boota smashed 50 off 28 balls and remained unbeaten to ensure he takes ECB Blues over the line. There were a few hiccups in the middle overs but Boota propelled ECB Blues towards the target in the 10th over to win the match by 7 wickets.
Fujairah Pacific Ventures vs Ajman Alubond, Match 15, Emirates D10
Fujairah Pacific Ventures 116/2 (7.5 ov)
Ajman Alubond 115/5 (10 ov)
Result - Fujairah Pacific Ventures won by 8 wickets
Fujairah Pacific Ventures won the toss and decided to field first against Ajman Alubond. Asif Khan played a magical knock of 73 off 34 balls. However, he kept losing partners at regular intervals and hence, there was no real momentum achieved by Ajman Alubond in the middle overs. Although at one point, Ajman Alubond threatened to reach a total of 130+, they were restricted to 115 for 5 in 10 overs.
Fujairah Pacific Ventures got off to great start as both the openers carted the bowlers to all parts of the ground and shared an opening partnership of 94 runs to almost seal the game for Fujairah. Waseem Muhammad made 38 off 17 balls while Usman Khan made 52 off 25 balls. In the end, Fujairah Pacific Ventures chased the total rather comfortably with 8 wickets in hand and 13 balls to spare.
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