The Legends League Cricket 2023 kicked off on March 10 in Doha. A complete of three groups will compete within the league over the course of 10 days for the title. All video games might be performed on the West Finish Park Worldwide Cricket Stadium in Doha.
The opening recreation of the competitors noticed the Asia Lions tackle the India Maharajas. It was a close-fought contest and the Asia Lions emerged victorious to get off to a successful begin. They grabbed two factors and began their marketing campaign on a optimistic observe. They’ve taken their internet run fee to +0.450.
With this win, the Lions have grabbed two factors and jumped to the highest of the factors desk. The India Maharajas didn’t have the perfect of begins to the competitors and have slipped to the underside of the factors desk. The World Giants are but to take the sphere within the match thus far and are positioned in second place within the factors desk.
Misbah-ul-Haq helps the Asia Lions get off to a successful begin
Asia Lions skipper Shahid Afridi gained the toss and opted to bat first. Upul Tharanga scored 40 on the prime of the order and Misbah-ul-Haq smashed 73 off 50 balls to take his facet to 165 on the finish of their 20 overs. The India Maharajas picked up six wickets in whole, with Stuart Binny and Parvinder Awana ending with two every.
In reply, skipper Gautam Gambhir scored 54 whereas opening the batting however lacked help from the opposite finish. The opposite batters didn’t contribute as they completed their innings on 156/8 to lose the sport by 9 runs. Sohail Tanvir bowled superbly and picked up three wickets which helped them defend the full efficiently.
It was a superb all-round effort from the Asia Lions and it helped them get off to a successful begin to the competitors. India Maharajas will face the World Giants of their subsequent outing on Saturday (March 11) and should deliver out their A-game to show the tables round.