New Delhi. 12 fours, 5 sixes… Batting at a strike rate of 246, England batsmen in T10 league being played in Abu Dhabi Tom Kohler-Cadmore wreaked such havoc that not a single bowler of the opposition team could stand in front of him. However, Kohler too could not survive to score the first century of T10 and was dismissed for 96 runs in 39 balls in the third ball of the last over. On the basis of this innings of Kohler, his team Deccan Gladiators defeated Bangla Tigers by 62 runs.
by Kohler Abu Dhabi T10 league He played the biggest innings, but he missed out on becoming the first batsman to score the first century of this format by 4 runs. Kohler himself is sorry about this. He said after the match, “It is really a shame that you could not score a century even after getting so close. It would have been nice if I had become the batsman to score the first century in T10. But there is always the next game. Yes, I am happy that I was able to contribute for the team.
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Kohler hit 12 fours and 5 sixes
Earlier in the match, the captain of Bangla Tigers Faf Du Plessis After winning the toss, Deccan Gladiators were called to bat first. Coming out to open the innings, Kohler expressed his intentions by hitting 2 fours in the very first over of the match. This over was bowled by Mohammad Amir. After that only the bowlers kept changing. But Kohler’s style didn’t change. In the very next over, he hit a six and a four. Tom completed his fifty in 18 balls.
Tom scored 96 runs in 39 balls
Even after this, Tom’s bat did not stop. He continued to bat and played a quick innings of 96 runs in 39 balls. In this innings, he hit 5 sixes and 12 fours. That is, 78 runs were achieved from the boundary alone. Luke Wood came to bowl the last over of the Gladiators’ innings. Tom needed only 4 runs in this over to complete his century. But on the third ball of this over, he became a victim of Wood and his dream of scoring his first century of T10 remained unfulfilled. However, his team managed to score 140 runs in 10 overs.
Deccan Gladiators won the match by 62 runs
Chasing the target, the team of Bangla Tigers could score only 78 runs in 10 overs. These runs were as many as Tom Koehler had scored in his innings with fours and sixes. That is, Bangla Tigers was behind even the runs scored by Cadmore and lost the match by a huge margin of 62 runs.