ADKR vs Desert Vipers Highlights: Today’s showdown between the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders (ADKR) and Desert Vipers unfolded at 2:30 PM in Dubai Cricket Stadium. At 2:00 PM, ADKR Captain Sunil Narine won the toss and opted to bowl.
Desert Vipers had a promising start in the powerplay, hitting boundaries and amassing runs. However, the early dismissal of Alex Hales set them back, and Colin Munro followed suit after scoring just 22 runs at a strike rate of 12 in 12 balls. Dan Lawrence, playing aggressively, was caught by Imad Wasim. Adam Hose and Wanindu Harasanga then forged a substantial partnership, with Hose scoring 45 runs off 30 balls, including 4 fours and 1 six. Shane Rutherford was out for zero after facing four balls, while Bas De Leede, Rohan Mustafa, Muhammad Amir, and Tanish Suri contributed 14, 13, 4, and 2 runs, respectively.
ADKR vs Desert Vipers Highlights
|ADKR vs Desert Vipers
|Abu Dhabi Knight Riders
|Player of The Match
|Andries Gous (ADKR)
|Top Scorer of the match
|Top Wicket taker of the Match
|Desert Vipers Points
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In the bowling department of the first innings, Ali Khan impressed with three wickets, followed by Sunil Narine, who took two. Imad Wasim, David Willey, and Josh Little each secured one wicket.
Although the Desert Vipers dismissed Alishan Sharafu early in the second inning, the other opener, Andries Gous, played a remarkable inning, scoring 95 runs off 50 balls with 5 fours and 7 sixes. Gous and Michael formed a strong partnership, with Michael contributing 36 runs with six boundaries. Laurie Evans added 21 runs, and ADKR successfully chased the target in the 18th over with six wickets remaining.
In the bowling department of the second inning, Tymal Mills claimed two wickets, while Sheldon Cottrell and Dan Lawrence took one each. Other bowlers remained wicketless after conceding a considerable number of runs.