Bravo hits career-best 76* but can’t prevent Washington Freedom from claiming six-run win over Texas Super Kings

By July 17, 2023
Dwayne Bravo made 76* in a losing effort fir the Texas Super Kings. Dwayne Bravo made 76* in a losing effort fir the Texas Super Kings.

Former West Indies all-rounder, Dwayne Bravo, rolled back the years to hit a career-best 76* but it wasn’t enough to prevent the Washington Freedom from defeating his Texas Super Kings by just six runs in their Major League Cricket fixture at the Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas on Sunday.

The Freedom first posted 163-5 from their 20 overs after winning the toss.

Australian opener, Matthew Short, did the bulk of the scoring for Washington with a 50-ball 80 including 10 fours and three sixes.

He was supported by hic countryman and Freedom Captain, Moises Henriques, who hit 21 and Mukhtar Ahmed who scored 20.

South African quick, Gerald Coetzee, took 2-26 from his four overs for the Super Kings.

Texas, in their chase, were reeling at 78-6 at one point before Bravo gave them a glimmer of hope with some fireworks.

The 39-year-old hit five fours and six sixes in his innings that took just 39 balls.

In the end, they fell agonizingly short of their target at 157-8 after 20 overs.

Akeal Hosein took 2-25 off his four overs for the Freedom while Marco Jansen took 2-31 from his four.

 

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