The 25th match number of the ongoing International League T20 was nothing less than a high-scoring entertainer on Thursday (2 February). After winning the toss, Dubai Capitals invited Colin Munro-led Desert Vipers to bat first. While Sam Billings played a brilliant knock scoring 54 runs off 48 balls, West Indies power-hitter Sherfane Rutherford also played a crucial unbeaten 50 to take the side to 182/7 in their 20 overs.
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Apart from this, Rutherford smashed five back-to-back sixes off former Indian cricketer Yusuf Pathan in the 16 th over of the first innings. On the second delivery of the 16 th over, Rutherford smashed a ferocious swing to send the ball over long-off, while he went for another swing on the third delivery of the over.
Watch the video here:
15.1: 1 run
15.2: Rutherford smashes a six-swinging full over the long off
15.3: Another SIX. Rutherford sends it over long on
15.4: It’s three in a row!
15.5: Fourth consecutive six in an over and it goes over square leg
15.6: Fifth in a row! 30 runs off five in an over
Talking about the match, the Desert Vipers took the game home with a 22 runs win. With this win, the sealed the top spot in the points table and also the playoffs berth.
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