The Gulf Giants on Monday, January 16, defeated the Dubai Capitals via way of means of six wickets in Match No.five of the International League T20 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. With the victory, James Vince`s guys rose to the pinnacle of the league desk with wins in matches.
The Dubai Capitals, on the opposite hand, dropped to the fourth vicinity withinside the factors desk. After being installed to bat first, the Capitals racked up a massive rating of 182 for the lack of 8 wickets. Robin Uthappa changed into the big name of the show, scoring seventy-nine runs off forty-six balls with the assist of 10 fours and sixes.
Although Joe Root scored the handiest six runs, he changed into concern in a critical partnership of seventy-one runs off 7.2 overs with Uthappa. Skipper Rovman Powell threw his bat round to rack up 38 runs off 25 balls with 3 sixes and a 4.
Sikandar Raza, who has had a dream run withinside the T20 layout because of the beginning of 2022, chipped in with a hand 19-ball 30 with fours and as many sixes as. Hazrat Luqman hit a 4 and a six to take the Capitals beyond the 180-run mark.
Fast bowler Richard Gleeson changed into the choice of the bowlers for the Giants as he completed with dazzling figures of four-zero-22-2. Leg spinner Rehan Ahmed took 3 scalps and gave away the handiest 28 runs.
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The Giants were given off to a strong begin of their run-chase after James Vince and Rehan placed on forty-three runs for the primary wicket in five. three overs. Mujeeb Ur Rahman gave the Capitals their first step forward after disregarding Rehan, who scored a quick-hearthplace 17-ball 28. Ollie Pope perished for a duck, however, Vince carried on and made his begin count.
Vince and Gerhard Erasmus had a match-prevailing partnership of 107 runs in fifty-nine balls. Erasmus finished his half-century in 27 balls earlier than getting run out on the non-striker`s end. Vince remained unbeaten and guided his aspect domestic with an eighty-three-run knock.