India Capitals defeated Bhilwara Kings by 78 runs within the Legends League Cricket (LLC) match performed in Lucknow on Wednesday. That is India Capitals’ first win in two matches whereas Bhilwara Kings have gotten their first defeat in as many matches.
Solomon Mir (82) and Hamilton Masakadza (48) shared a century partnership for India Capitals and took the crew to a robust rating of 198 runs for five wickets. Solomon and Hamilton shared a 125-run stand for the second wicket at a time when India Capitals had misplaced captain Gautam Gambhir (12) for simply 24 runs.
Solomon hit seven fours and 6 sixes in his 38-ball knock, whereas Masakadza hit 6 fours and a six off 30 balls. After the dismissal of Masakadza, Solomon shared a 32-run partnership with Denesh Ramdin (19). Star all-rounder Yusuf Pathan took 3 wickets for 28 runs for Bhilwara.
Captain Gambhir, who did not bat, confirmed his captaincy sense and made use of eight bowlers to entice Bhilwara Kings in variations. The crew, captained by Irfan Pathan, saved shedding wickets at frequent intervals and had been ultimately bundled out for 120 runs in 19.2 overs.
For Bhilwara Kings, Tanmay Srivastava top-scored with 27 not out whereas Naman Ojha added 20 runs. Equally, Rajesh Bishnoi scored 15, Yusuf scored 14 and captain Irfan scored 17 runs. Not one of the remaining batsmen may attain the doubles. Rajat Bhatia, Praveen Tambe and Pankaj Singh took two wickets every for India Capitals.