New Delhi. Jim Afro T10 League has started. The first match was played between Harare Hurricanes and Bulawayo Braves. In this match, Bulawayo Braves won by 49 runs with the help of brave batting by Braves captain Sikandar Raza. Raza wreaked havoc not only with the bat but also with his bowling.
Harare Hurricanes won the toss and decided to bowl first in this match. Bulawayo Braves put 128 runs on the board while batting. Out of which Sikandar Raza included 61 runs. In his innings, Raja had hit 4 fours and 5 sixes. Apart from Raza, Timisen Maruma had hit 12 runs quickly. He scored a total of 128 runs at the loss of 9 wickets.
Veteran players from Harare who came to chase also proved to be a flop. Wicketkeeper Robin Uthappa could score 0, captain Oyen Morgan 7 and Dovanon Ferreira 2 runs. With the help of Mohammad Nabi’s 22 and Luke Jongwe’s innings of 20 runs, Harare’s team could score only 79 runs. The result was that he lost the first match by 49 runs.
Sikandar wreaked havoc with bowling
Please tell that Sikandar Raza wreaked havoc not only with batting but also with bowling. Raza made 3 Harare players walk. Raza took the first wicket of Irfan Pathan. After that he made Tshinga Musekiwa walk on the very first ball. After this, he also got Nandre Burger out on 0. Raza was also given the ‘Man of the Match’ award for his brilliant performance.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 22, 2023, 13:38 IST