New Delhi: India Maharaja won in Legends League Cricket after the Pathan brothers created a storm in the match played at the Eden Gardens ground in Kolkata. The bowlers of World Giants looked helpless in front of Pathan brothers as Muralidhar, Delial Vettori and Thisara Perera were hit hard.
Heroic of Pankaj Singh
Choosing to bat first, the batters of World Giants could not stand for long in front of star bowler Pankaj Singh as the Rajasthan cricketer flaunted his stormy skills.
Singh took 5 wickets for 26 runs in 4 overs. He also bowled a maiden over. Lethal bowling was seen in the death over of Pankaj Singh.
World Giants team could score only 170 runs for 8 wickets in the allotted over. Kevin O’Brien scored the highest 52 runs for the Giants. He hit 9 fours and a six in his innings. Apart from Brian, Dinesh Ramdin scored an unbeaten-42.
The Storm of Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan
Chasing the target of 172 runs, India Maharaja team achieved the target at the loss of 4 wickets in the first 8 balls. Irfan Pathan and Yusuf Pathan created a ruckus in the match. Together, in their stormy innings, both of them hit a total of 10 boundaries. That is, he added a total of 56 runs in 10 balls. Irfan played a quick innings of 20 runs in 9 balls.
He hit 3 sixes. So,z Yusuf scored an unbeaten 50 off 35 balls, which included 5 fours and 2 sixes. Apart from these, Parthiv Patel scored 18, Virender Sehwag scored 4 and Mohammad Kaif scored 11 runs.