The league stage of Legends League Cricket 2022 is approaching its very end. Speaking of match eleven, India Capitals and Bhilwara Kings locked horns at Jodhpur. It turned out to be a cracker of a match with the Caribbean legend Chris Gayle firing it out for the team.
However, it was Bhilwara Kings who won the toss and elected to field first. The Irfan Pathan-led team are in fine touch and they faced a fiery Gujarat attack. Gujarat Giants’ opener Chris Gayle looked in great touch and managed to score runs at a quick pace. Despite losing three quick wickets, the Giants managed to amass 51 runs for the loss of three wickets in the powerplay.
The Caribbean legend fueled the innings further with maximums and took the team’s total to 118 for the loss of three wickets in thirteen overs. However, Gujarat Giants did enjoy a great finish as Yashpal Singh scored a half-century and powered the team to 186.
Bhilwara Kings register a thumping win against Gujarat Giants
Speaking of Bhilwara Kings’ chase, William Porterfield played a steady innings to keep the scoreboard ticking. The Irish star took his time in the middle and joined hands with Morne van Wyk to gather 57 runs in the powerplay. With the latter perishing on the last ball of the powerplay, the Kings started to collapse right away, making things easier for Gujarat Giants.
However, Jesal Karia ensured that he held the fort at the other end and remained unbeaten. The end overs were all about the former and Irfan Pathan as the duo pushed things for Bhilwara Kings against mighty Gujarat Giants. The veteran all-rounder played a few classy shots at one end while Karia backed him up at the other.
Bhilwara Kings managed to chase the total down in the final over of the match to make it to the playoffs. Speaking of Gujarat Giants, they might have an edge but it is all left to time as of now. Fans on Twitter did come up with a few interesting reactions to Bhilwara Kings’ victory.
Here are a few interesting reactions from Twitter:
Watch how Chris Gayle around run come back a Jamaican next season 😂😂
— champion boii (@jevonne_) October 1, 2022
Well played, Universe Boss Chris Gayle. He smashed 68 runs from 40 balls including 9 fours and 3 sixes for Gujarat Giants in Legends league cricket. Brilliant Henry Gayle. pic.twitter.com/C1DVzd16nn
— Universe Boss (@UniverseBos) September 30, 2022
— Seema Rajarathnam (@seems2me) September 30, 2022
— Ricky👑 (@Rahulbegari1) September 30, 2022
— Masum (@Masum13mahmudul) September 30, 2022
— 𝐒𝐘𝐄𝐃 𝐒𝐇𝐀𝐐𝐈𝐁 𝐈𝐐𝐁𝐀𝐋/ سید ثاقب /शाकिब▪ (@BeingShaqibSyed) September 30, 2022
— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) September 30, 2022
— Souvik 45© (@SouvikPurkaya16) September 30, 2022
GAYLE Storm At Legends League Cricket 🔥#ChrisGayle – 68 Off 40 👌🏻
9 Fours & 3 Sixes 🔥#UniverseBoss
— Universe BOSS 😎💥 (@Bossu_Ra) September 30, 2022