Northern Warriors vs Deccan Gladiators, T10 League 2019, Match 21

Northern Warriors defeated Deccan Gladiators in T10 League 2019:

Northern Warriors: 107/5
Deccan Gladiators: 97/3 (10/10 overs, target 108)
Northern Warriors won the match by 10 runs.

Northern Warriors vs Deccan Gladiators, the 21st match of the T10 League 2019, resulted in a win for Northern Warriors. The Warriors scored 107 runs at the cost of 5 wickets while batting first. The Gladiators could only score 97 runs for 3 wickets in 10 overs, losing the match by 10 runs.

Northern Warriors’ Lendl Simmons was named the “Player of the Match” for his outstanding innings of 70 runs that played a crucial role in setting up a 100+ total while the rest of the team struggled even to make it to the double digits.

Northern Warriors vs Deccan Gladiators

Northern Warriors vs Deccan Gladiators, Shane Watson’s 75 in vain:

The Northern Warriors won the toss and elected to bat first. Lendl Simmons and wicketkeeper-batsman Nicholas Pooran came to bat. Nicholas Pooran lost his wicket after scoring 13 runs from 4 balls.  Sam Billings added 9 runs before getting bowled by Ben Cutting. Andre Russell added 4 runs.

Lendl Simmons played exceptional innings of 70 runs for 39 balls with 8 fours and 4 huge sixes as his team finished on 107/5. Zahoor Khan took 2 wickets for 8 runs while also bowling a maiden over. Ben Cutting also claimed 2 wickets, and Fawad Ahmed secured 1.

Deccan Gladiators required 108 runs to win the match. Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad scored 1 run for 6 balls before getting bowled by Nuwan Pradeep. The Gladiators’ captain Shane Watson smacked an unbeaten 75 runs from 35 balls for 6 fours and 6 sixes.

Shane Watson’s innings was not enough to secure the game alone for his team as the Deccan Gladiators finished on 97/3 after the 10 overs. Nuwan Pradeep conceded only 10 runs for 1 wicket. Junaid Siddiqui and Andre Russell also claimed 1 wicket each for their team.