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Vintage 'Boom Boom' Afridi knock takes Brampton Wolves to easy win over Edmonton Royals

'Boom Boom' Afridi knock takes Brampton Wolves to easy win
'Boom Boom' Afridi knock takes Brampton Wolves to easy win
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Although Royals have a good batting line-up, with the likes of Faf du Plessis and Mohammad Hafeez, they are more suited to the one-day format rather than T20s.


Match Summary

Brampton Wolves 207-5

Edmonton Royals 180-9

Brampton Wolves won by 27 runs

Scorecard



Brampton Wolves got off to a great start with openers Lendl Simmons and George Munsey continuing from where they had left in the first match. Their 43-run partnership came off just the first four overs but then a couple of wickets through the middle saw the Wolves at 97-3 in the 11th over.

Little did the Edmonton Royals' bowlers know at that point about what was coming at them when Shahid Afridi took guard. In a batting performance that had not been seen for years, Afridi smashed 81 from just 40 deliveries, including 10 fours and five sixes, as he single handedly took Brampton Wolves to a 200+ score.

Shadab Khan and Ben Cutting were the leading bowlers for Edmonton Royals and shared five wickets among them.



Although Royals had a good batting line-up, with the likes of Faf fu Plessis and Mohammad Hafeez, they were more suited to the one-day format rather than T20s. In an attempt to score quickly, wickets kept falling at regular intervals for Edmonton Royals.

Jimmy Neesham top-scored with an 18-ball 33. Shadab Khan also tried to go for the kill with an 18-ball 27, but three wickets each from Ish Sodhi and Zahoor Khan ensured that Brandon Wolves win the game by 27 runs.

Edmonton Royals- Navneet Dhaliwal, Richie Berrington, Faf du Plessis, Mohammad Hafeez, James Neesham, Ben Cutting, Shadab Khan, Safyaan Sharif, Anshuman Rath, Kyle Phillip, Akash Gill

Brampton Wolves- Lendl Simmons, George Munsey, Colin Munro, Rohan Mustafa, Shahid Afridi, Nitish Kumar, Wahab Riaz, Nawab Singh, Zahoor Khan, Cecil Pervez, Ish Sodhi

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