Major League Cricket is being organized in America
6 teams are participating in this T20 league
Los Angeles KKR team is adorned with star players
New Delhi. bedecked with stars Shahrukh Khan The team owned by Los Angeles Knight Riders got piled on 50 runs in Major League Cricket. This performance of the team which includes international stars like Andre Russell, Martin Guptill, Riley Russo and Sunil Narine is shocking. The limit was reached when 10 batters of Knightriders could not even touch the double figure. 4 batters could not even open their account. Sunil Narayan’s captain team has played two matches so far in the current tournament and they have lost in both. The team is at the bottom 6th position in the point table of 6 teams.
Chasing the target of 156 runs set by MI New York, the Los Angeles team returned to the pavilion after scoring 50 runs in 13.5 overs. KKR was forced to face defeat by 105 runs. Barring opener Unmukt Chand, no batter could touch double figures. Unmukt played the maximum innings of 26 runs.
Guptill, Russo, Russell and Narine all failed
Opener Martin Guptill could not even open the account while Riley Russo got out after scoring 2 runs. Wicketkeeper Jaskaran Malhotra was dismissed after scoring 5 runs while Andre Russell got 2 runs off his bat. Captain Sunil Narayan’s bat also remained silent and he too kept walking after scoring 2 runs. Trent Boult, Kagiso Rabada, Kieron Pollard, Ehsan Adil and Nosthus Kenjige took two wickets each for MI New York.
Tim David played an unbeaten inning of 48 runs
Earlier, MI captain Kieron Pollard won the toss and decided to bat first. MI scored 155 for 8 on the basis of Tim David’s unbeaten 48 and wicketkeeper Nicholas Pooran’s 38 runs. Opener Dewald Brewis was dismissed after scoring 15 runs while Pollard returned to the pavilion after scoring 5 runs. For Los Angeles, Ali Khan, Adam Zampa and Korn Dry took 2-2 wickets, while Lockie Ferguson got one wicket.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 17, 2023, 12:17 IST