Fletcher star as Bangla Tigers win their second match in Abu Dhabi T10
Bangla Tigers have won their second match of the Abu Dhabi T10 League on Sunday, November 17. They beat Karnataka Tuskers by 5 wickets with the help of destructive batting by opener Andre Fletcher at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ দুর্দান্ত জয়ে পয়েন্ট টেবিলের শীর্ষে বাংলা টাইগার্স]
Andre Fletcher and Rilee Rossouw, the two openers of the Bangla Tigers, set up a devastating opening pair of 55 runs in just 3.2 overs after coming to bat to chase the target of 115 runs. The partnership broke when Fletcher got out scoring 40 runs off just 15 balls. Then Rossouw was dismissed for 22 off 10 balls when the scorecard was at 65 runs.
Bangla Tigers were under pressure by losing two more wickets in 70 runs. However, Tom Moores and Robbie Frylinck managed the situation and picked-up the win for Bangla Tigers. Frylinck scored 13 runs off 7 balls but Moores was unbeaten on 28 runs which he scored from just 9 balls and left the field with the win for his team.
Earlier, Bangla Tigers captain Thisara Perera sent Karnataka to bat. Johnson Charles and Hashim Amla scored 97 runs in 8.2 overs in the opening partnership. Charles was dismissed for 57 off 29 balls. On the other hand, Hashim Amla was unbeaten on 47 runs. Karnataka scored 114 runs for 1 wicket at the end of destined 10 over.
Andre Fletcher was adjusted man of the match for his destructive 4-run innings.
With the win, Bangla Tigers have occupied their place at the top of the table with better net run rate as all the teams in Group A have won one match in two matches till now.
Watch the match highlights here-