Gayle scores 16-ball 30 as Team Abu Dhabi gets sixth win in Abu Dhabi T10 league

By November 28, 2021
Gayle hit two fours and two sixes in his unbeaten 30. Gayle hit two fours and two sixes in his unbeaten 30.

Chris Gayle followed up his unbeaten 52 for Team Abu Dhabi late last week with a 16-ball 30 as Team Abu Dhabi scored a seven-wicket victory over bottom-placed Chennai Braves in the Abu Dhabi T10 league on Sunday.

With his team needing 108 for victory, Gayle hit two fours and two sixes to take his side to 111-3 after Phil Salt put them well on their way with a blistering knock of 63 from just 20 balls. Salt hit four fours and seven sixes before he was out with just six runs needed.

Salt and Gayle, who was unbeaten for the second match running, put on 70 in just four overs as Team Abu Dhabi raced to their sixth win of the season.

Mark Deyal was the best of the Braves’ bowlers with 2-16.

Earlier, Chennai Braves were asked to bat and only managed 107-6. Only Mohammad Shahzad with 53 from 30 balls. Shahzad hit four fours and four sixes that took Braves to 75-3 inside in the eighth over.

Despite the win that put them on 12 points, Team Abu Dhabi slipped to second place on net run-rate behind Deccan Gladiators.

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