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Giants vs Capitals, 7th Match at Delhi, Legends League, Sep 25 2022 - Match Result

RESULT
7th Match (D/N), Delhi, September 25, 2022, Legends League Cricket
(18.5/20 ov, T:153) 153/4

Capitals won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
50 (34)
hamilton-masakadza
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Scorecard summary
Gujarat Giants 152/7(20 overs)
India Capitals 153/4(18.5 overs)

Well, that's all we have from this match tonight. Do join us tomorrow as Bhilwara Kings and Manipal Tigers clash. Till the next time, good night, take care.

9:50pm Time for the presentation.

Hamilton Masakadza, player of the match: "Batting with Sols [Mire] is very easy. Once i fuelled out a little bit around there, the power game was always I looked to."

Tillakaratne Dilshan, Gujarat Giants captain: "I think 20-30 short. We had a great start but we lost quick wickets and lost a bit of momentum. Spinners changed it. We can see tomorrow how the body is. After the ball gets wet, the dew sets in and the bowlers can't grip the ball."

Gautam Gambhir, India Capitals captain: "It's important to win, individual scores do not matter. Ashley stepped up today. We've got the depth in our batting, plenty of allrounders as well. Helps to have depth and hopefully he's in good touch. [Taylor] injured his hands and hence we did not send him in today. First time after I retired [played in front of the Gautam Gambhir stand]. When I was 14-15, there used to be steps there. I remember how much Kotla has given to me, to Delhi cricket and Indian cricket as well."

9:40pm: That's as clinical a chase as can be. Mire went berserk at the top, Masakadza ensured the momentum was kept up in the middle overs, and that meant the contest was effectively finished by the time the likes of Nurse and Bhatia came together. A top-class bowling effort followed by a clinical chase is exactly what Gautam Gambhir would've wanted from his team tonight, and they've delivered.

18.5
1lb
Joginder Sharma to Nurse, 1 leg bye

And that's it! A leg bye to finish things off, as Nurse misses this flick, but that is a comprehensive victory for the Capitals

18.4
Joginder Sharma to Nurse, no run

slower ball, short of length, tapped to backward point

18.3
Joginder Sharma to Nurse, no run

length ball outside off, keeps low and goes under the attempted drive

18.2
1
Joginder Sharma to Bhatia, 1 run

really full ball on the stumps, driven down to long-on, to level the scores

18.2
1w
Joginder Sharma to Bhatia, 1 wide

slower bouncer, Bhatia lets it go

18.2
1w
Joginder Sharma to Bhatia, 1 wide

slower ball, short outside off, but a little too wide

18.1
4
Joginder Sharma to Bhatia, FOUR runs

full outside off, Bhatia plants that front foot forward and slaps that straight down the ground

Joginder to bowl the 19th

end of over 184 runs
IC: 145/4CRR: 8.05 RRR: 4.00
Ashley Nurse11 (10b 1x6)
Rajat Bhatia6 (11b)
Ajantha Mendis 4-0-26-2
KP Appanna 4-0-34-1
17.6
Mendis to Nurse, no run

length ball on the pads, Nurse doesn't make contact with the attempted paddle

17.5
Mendis to Nurse, no run

full, quicker and flatter outside off, Nurse is beaten on the cut

17.4
1
Mendis to Bhatia, 1 run

length ball on the stumps, worked to long-on

17.3
1
Mendis to Nurse, 1 run

quicker and shorter outside off, Nurse looks to pull that over the leg-side, but gets a top edge which lands in no man's land around point

17.2
1
Mendis to Bhatia, 1 run

really short, half-tracker, Bhatia looks to hit the pull too hard and only manages a bunt to long-on

17.1
1
Mendis to Nurse, 1 run

Mendis to bowl, can the Capitals finish it off in this over?

end of over 179 runs
IC: 141/4CRR: 8.29 RRR: 4.00
Rajat Bhatia4 (9b)
Ashley Nurse9 (6b 1x6)
KP Appanna 4-0-34-1
Ajantha Mendis 3-0-22-2
16.6
Appanna to Bhatia, no run

full ball on off, Bhatia drives through cover, where the fielder dives and prevents a run

16.5
Appanna to Bhatia, no run

darted into the pads, Bhatia doesn't make contact as he looks to work it to the leg side

16.4
1
Appanna to Nurse, 1 run

oohh, that's close, Nurse gets an inside edge as he looks to drive off the back foot. Was beaten by the slowness and the hint of turn

16.3
Appanna to Nurse, no run

length ball, a hint of turn, Nurse guides it to backward point

16.2
Appanna to Nurse, no run

darted into the pads, paddled straight to the fielder at short fine leg

16.1
6
Appanna to Nurse, SIX runs

full ball on the stumps, a bit of air, Nurse gets under it and sends it smashing into the sightscreen

16.1
2w
Appanna to Bhatia, 2 wide

full-toss well outside leg, Bisla does well to get a hand to it and prevent a boundary

Match details
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
TossIndia Capitals, elected to field first
Series
Season2022
Players per sideGujarat Giants 13 (11 batting, 11 fielding); India Capitals 13 (11 batting, 11 fielding)
Player Of The Match
Match days25 September 2022 - daynight (20-over match)
Umpires
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
PointsIndia Capitals 2, Gujarat Giants 0
Language
English
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