Texas Tremendous Kings (TSK) emerged victorious in opposition to MI New York (MINY) by 17 runs within the seventh match of the Main League Cricket (MLC) 2023 event on the Grand Prairie Stadium on Monday night time. The Texas captain Faf du Plessis gained the toss and elected to bat first.
TSK bought off to a strong begin with opener Devon Conway main the cost. Conway performed an excellent knock, scoring 74 runs off 55 deliveries, together with 8 fours and 1 six. Nonetheless, other than Conway, the remainder of the batting lineup struggled to seek out their rhythm. Du Plessis might rating simply 8 runs, whereas Cody Chetty and David Miller bought out after including 12 and 17 runs respectively. The late surge got here from Mitchell Santner, who smashed 27 runs off simply 13 balls, together with 1 4 and a couple of sixes. The Chennai Tremendous Kings’ (CSK) sister franchise posted a complete of 154 runs on the board for the lack of 7 wickets of their allotted 20 overs.
MINY’s bowling effort was led by Trent Boult and Kagiso Rabada, who picked up 2 wickets every. Boult conceded 29 runs in his 4 overs, whereas Rabada gave away 30 runs in his spell. Kieron Pollard and Rashid Khan additionally chipped in with a wicket every. However, they couldn’t utterly limit the Tremendous Kings’ batting lineup, permitting them to set a aggressive goal.
Chasing 155 for victory, the New York facet struggled to construct partnerships and misplaced wickets at common intervals. Shayan Jahangir was the highest scorer with 41 runs off 38 balls, together with 5 fours. Nicholas Pooran and Tim David made worthwhile contributions of 19 and 24 runs respectively, nevertheless it wasn’t sufficient to take their workforce over the road. The Tremendous Kings’ bowlers put up a disciplined efficiency, with Daniel Sams and Mohammad Mohsin claiming 2 wickets every. Rusty Theron, Zia-ul-Haq and Dwayne Bravo additionally grabbed a wicket every. MINY had been restricted to 137/8 and TSK registered their second win within the event.
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Conway’s excellent efficiency with the bat earned him the well-deserved ‘Participant of the Match’ award. His knock supplied the much-needed impetus to the Tremendous Kings’ complete.
With this victory, the Tremendous Kings returned to the successful methods. In the meantime, MINY need to regroup and bounce again of their remaining fixtures.