Andre Russell inspires Deccan Gladiators to maiden Abu Dhabi T10 title
An unbeaten 32-ball 90 from Andre Russell and Tom Kohler-Cadmore’s 59* off 29 balls, helped Deccan Gladiators to win their first ever Abu Dhabi T10 League title. They beat Delhi Bulls by 56 runs in the final played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on December 4th.
Deccan Gladiators batting first posted 159 without any loss of wicket. The openers for Gladiators at the Abu Dhabi T10 league final, Andre Russell and Tom Kohler-Cadmore, slammed . In response, Delhi Bulls could only manage to score 103/7 of the 10 Overs.
Brief scores: Deccan Gladiators 159/0 in 10 overs (Russell 90*) beat Delhi Bulls 103/7 in 10 overs (Hemraj 42; Hasaranga 2-20) by 56 runs. Player of the Match: Andre Russell.
Team Abu Dhabi seal finish third, Bangla Tigers fourth after a tie
Team Abu Dhabi posted a total of 98/5 in their 10 overs, after which Bangla Tigers were restricted to 98/6 in their 10 overs. The Match was tied, since Team Abu Dhabi finished at the third spot and the Bangla Tigers finished at fourth in the league stage, the Team Abu Dhabi was give the go ahead. Team Abu Dhabi clinched the third place in Abu Dhabi T10 League 2021-22.
Brief scores: Team Abu Dhabi 98/5 in 10 overs (Ingram 41*; Amir 1-9) tied with Delhi Bulls 98/6 in 10 overs (Smeed 25; Naveen 2-11). Player of the Match: Naveen-ul-Haq