Fletcher, Suri and Moores Lift Bangla Tigers Past Pune Devils

Unfortunately he could neither stop the ball nor could be wear his jersey completely

Unfortunately he could neither stop the ball nor could be wear his jersey completely

From Nicholas Pooran's swashbuckling innings to Wayne Parnell's hat-trick, there was a plethora of cricketing expertise on show within the match.

The highest individual score in the League is by Australian Chris Lynn who smacked an unbeaten 91 from 30 balls for the Maratha Arabians against Team Abu Dhabi.

Clarke began by hitting Siddique for two consecutive boundaries.

Qais Ahmed, who bowled the fourth over, was hit for 23 runs.

In reply, Warriors went for big hits right away with Simmons hitting Usman Shinwari's third delivery for a six over mid-wicket while Muhammad smashing him for a boundary past point.

Jamie Overton's deceptive slower deliveries made Muhammad swing and miss twice, but he hit the next two deliveries to the boundary.

When Garton was re-introduced in the eighth over, Pooran hit him for four successive sixes and two boundaries to take 32 runs off that over.

The Northern Warriors got off to a quick start picking 17 runs off the first over with opener Waseem Muhammad hitting two sixes off Mohammad Irfan. The Bangla Tigers chased bravely through their skipper Andre Fletcher, who hit 53 runs off 28 balls with four boundaries and four sixes. Cadmore could pick only one boundary in the fifth over from Qais Ahmad and at the halfway mark Pune were 55 for 1. In the fourth over, he smashed two successive sixes.

Rayad Emrit ended Wright's quick knock by forcing him to hit straight to Fabian Allen at mid-wicket for 33.

Fletcher (30) and Chirag Suri (30) put on 46 for the second wicket before Fletcher was run out by Lewis.

Suri then lifted Allen for two consecutive sixes off the first and second deliveries of the eighth over. Simmons took a single to deliver the equation down to 2 off the ultimate supply, however Rovman Powell flicked the low full toss to deep midwicket the place a fumble - by Mustafa himself - allowed the batsmen to run two and win in dramatic vogue. He reached his half-century off the fifth ball in 24 balls to ensure Abu Dhabi an impressive total.

Chasing a run rate of 11.50 needed a steady start. the Tigers' started with their aggressive openers Johnson Charles and Andre Fletcher.

Overton accelerated the run chase when it was most needed and helped Team Abu Dhabi record its first victory of the season with nine balls to spare.

Man of the match: Nicholas Pooran.

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