MI Emirates (MIE) and Desert Vipers (DV) confronted one another in match no. 15 of the continued Worldwide League T20 (ILT20) on the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday (January 24).
Desert Viper received the toss and selected to area first. Consequently, the choice labored properly for DV as they restricted MIE to a mean rating of 169/5. Nicholas Pooran (57) and Kieron Pollard (67) have been the principle contributors for MIE in organising a preventing complete. In the meantime, Tom Curran scalped two wickets for DV, of which one got here off a surprising yorker.
Curran delivered a nailing yorker to Pooran on the fifth ball of the twentieth over, which the latter didn’t get his bat onto, and the ball finally went from between his legs to rattle the stump. The left-handed batter appeared to haven’t anticipated such a supply, as he fell on the bottom in the midst of hitting the ball and took a while to rise up to stroll again to the pavilion after the dismissal.
Curran was pumped up after the wicket and obtained appreciated by his fellow teammates. The staff dugout and the followers on social media additionally applauded the 27-year-old quick bowler’s sensational supply.
Right here’s the video:
That is a particular supply from Tom Curran
He floored Nicholas Pooran! pic.twitter.com/s33OKXKpIV
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In reply to MIE’s complete, DV chased down the set goal fairly simply in 16.3 overs with seven wickets remaining. Alex Hales and Sherfane Rutherford scored unbeaten 62 and 41, respectively. Colin Munro additionally contributed 44 runs to assist his staff register a dominating victory. However, Samit Patel and Trent Boult have been the one bowlers for MIE to choose a wicket.
With this thumping win, DV moved to the highest of the factors desk, whereas MIE slipped to the third place within the factors tally.