The second edition of Legend League Cricket started with a bang. In the match between defending champion India Capitals and last season’s runner-up Bhilwara Kings, the players of both the teams had a whirlwind innings. As a result huge scores were recorded.
India Capitals who batted first in this match.. Gautam Gambhir (63 off 35 balls; 8 fours, six), Kirk Edwards (59 off 31 balls; 5 fours, 4 sixes), Ben Dunk (37 off 16 balls; 3 fours, 3 sixes), Ashley Nurse (34 off 20 balls; 2 fours, 3 sixes) and Thieran (13 not out off 3 balls; 2 sixes) exploded and scored 228 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Stars like Hashim Amla (3) and Ricardo Powell (0) failed in Capitals innings. Among Bhilwara bowlers, Anureet Singh 4, Rahul Sharma 2, Jesal Karia and Irfan Pathan took wickets.
Irfan Pathan is bad..
After that, Bhilwara Kings, who came up for a huge target.. Solomon Mair (70 in 40 balls; 9 fours, 3 sixes) and Irfan Pathan (65 not out in 19 balls; four, 9 sixes) broke through with half centuries and reached the victory in 19.2 overs. Robin Bist (30 off 20 balls; 3 fours, six), Yusuf Pathan (16 off 6 balls; 2 fours, six) and Christopher Bamwell (22 off 12 balls; 2 fours, six) performed moderately in King’s innings. Isuru Udana 2, Rusty Thiran 2 and Praveen Tambe took 1 wicket among Capitals bowlers. With this win, Bhilwara Kings avenged their defeat at the hands of Capitals in the final of the previous edition.