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Arabians vs Libra Lngds, 1st Match at Dubai, , Jan 28 2016 - Match Result

RESULT
1st Match (N), Dubai (DICS), January 28, 2016, Masters Champions League
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(20 ov, T:235) 156/8

Arabians won by 78 runs

Player Of The Match
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kumar-sangakkara
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Comms: Chandan Duorah
Scorecard summary
Gemini Arabians 234/3(20 overs)
Libra Legends 156/8(20 overs)
end of over 206 runs • 1 wicket
LIBRA: 156/8CRR: 7.80 
Brad Hogg1 (1b)
Ian Butler1 (1b)
Justin Kemp 2-0-12-1
Naved-ul-Hasan 4-0-29-2

Gemini Arabians wins the first game by a comprehensive margin of 78 runs. Libra Legends never looked as if they are chasing this up, ten Doeschate tried his best to get as much as he can for the team before falling out in the penultimate over. With the big chase on they have not got those big overs and Arabians able to keep the run rate soaring up and high and also flicks out the key wickets in time.

Sangakkara named Man of the Match for his blistering knock of 86 runs. That's all we had for tonight, do join us tomorrow for the double header. This is Chandan Duorah signing off, take care. Good night!

19.6
1
Kemp to Hogg, 1 run

length ball outside off as he drills that down to long-off

19.5
1
Kemp to Butler, 1 run

heaves this fraction short ball through the midwicket for a single..

19.4
W
Kemp to Katich, OUT

widish length ball from Kemp, Katich chips it once again without any much effort. He played it quite away from the body and not able to transfer any weight. It lobs towards the wide of long-off where Hodge moves across and then dives to his front and grab it with both hands.

Simon Katich c Hodge b Kemp 4 (4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 100
19.3
2
Kemp to Katich, 2 runs

short of a length and moving across from the leftie, cuts it through backward of point off the back foot

19.2
2
Kemp to Katich, 2 runs

on a widish length as Katich chips it over the extra cover

19.1
Kemp to Katich, no run

pushes from the crease towards the diving shortish cover

end of over 197 runs • 2 wickets
LIBRA: 150/7CRR: 7.89 RRR: 85.00
Simon Katich0 (0b)
Naved-ul-Hasan 4-0-29-2
Justin Kemp 1-0-6-0
18.6
W
Naved-ul-Hasan to Ambrose, OUT

two in two for Naved! Low full toss outside off, that was bowled from the back of the hand as he backs away to the leg side. Ambrose completely beaten by the lack of pace there and can't put his bat down in time and ball hits the base of the off stump.

Tim Ambrose b Naved-ul-Hasan 30 (27b 3x4 0x6) SR: 111.11
18.5
W
Naved-ul-Hasan to Ryan ten Doeschate, OUT

and Doeschate's desperate attempt comes to an end..Fullish ball and angling in as he backs away to create some room, ends up slicing it down towards the long-on. Onions moves across to his left and holds a simple catch to remove a fighting knock from Doeschate.

Ryan ten Doeschate c Onions b Naved-ul-Hasan 53 (37b 3x4 1x6) SR: 143.24
18.4
1
Naved-ul-Hasan to Ambrose, 1 run

touch short way outside off, batsman shuffle across for a ramp. He ends up playing that awkwardly to shortish fine leg

18.3
2
Naved-ul-Hasan to Ambrose, 2 runs

low full toss on the leg stump, driven to wide of long-off by backing away for a couple

18.2
Naved-ul-Hasan to Ambrose, no run

slowish and much full outside off, mistimes the heave and taps it down the deck..

18.1
4
Naved-ul-Hasan to Ambrose, FOUR runs

moves across to this length ball as he ramps it to the right of shortish fine leg..

end of over 186 runs
LIBRA: 143/5CRR: 7.94 RRR: 46.00
Tim Ambrose23 (22b 2x4)
Ryan ten Doeschate53 (36b 3x4 1x6)
Justin Kemp 1-0-6-0
Naved-ul-Hasan 3-0-22-0
17.6
1
Kemp to Ambrose, 1 run

comes down the track and driven this along the ground through the vacant cover region

17.5
2
Kemp to Ambrose, 2 runs

length ball on middle stump, moves away to the leg and belts it over the bowler's head for a couple

17.4
Kemp to Ambrose, no run

full ball on the middle stump, backs away to the leg to make room, inside edge to the boot

17.3
1
Kemp to Ryan ten Doeschate, 1 run

drags this length ball down to long-on for a single

17.2
1
Kemp to Ambrose, 1 run

dropped, bat swivels as he tries to hoick this full ball, went into the hands of Hodge at long-on who spills it out..

17.1
1
Kemp to Ryan ten Doeschate, 1 run

length ball on middle and leg, clips it to wide of shortish fine leg

end of over 177 runs
LIBRA: 137/5CRR: 8.05 RRR: 32.66
Ryan ten Doeschate51 (34b 3x4 1x6)
Tim Ambrose19 (18b 2x4)
Naved-ul-Hasan 3-0-22-0
Muthiah Muralidaran 4-0-27-2
16.6
1
Naved-ul-Hasan to Ryan ten Doeschate, 1 run

yorker length ball on the leg, inside edge to the boot and gets a single..

16.5
Naved-ul-Hasan to Ryan ten Doeschate, no run

back of a length and quite slowish, mistimes the pull once again and took it on the body down leg

Match details
Dubai International Cricket Stadium
TossLibra Legends, elected to field first
Series
Season2015/16
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)19.30 start, First Session 19.30-20.50, Interval 20.50-21.10, Second Session 21.20-22.30
Match days28 January 2016 - night (20-over match)
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Match Referee
PointsGemini Arabians 2, Libra Legends 0
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TEAMMWLPTNRR
GemAr550101.419
LeoLn53260.199
VSKGS5326-0.280
SAGIT52340.716
Comnd5234-0.162
LIBRA5050-1.955