Galaxy Gladiators Lantau won by 8 wickets

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Friday, February 16th, 2018 | 0

Galaxy Gladiators Lantau is one of the top contender in Hong Kong T20 Blitz and in the ongoing season, they are not in their top form. They lost their inaugural match in the season which was against Kowloon Cantons. Now, they faced Hong Kong Island United earlier and in the match, Galaxy Gladiators Lantau won by 8 wickets. Basically, the franchise teams are not so renowned yet. Because they are just newborn league franchise teams. People ye to know much about them. But hopefully it would be more popular day by day.

Galaxy Gladiators Lantau won by 8 wickets

In the ongoing season of HK T20 Blitz, it is the 3rd season of the competition where in earlier two seasons it was infamous. In the ongoing season, with the five franchise teams, many foreign cricketers have come to take part in the event and so, it has now known to the cricket lovers.

The tournament started in the 1st week of February, 2018 and already four matches of the competition have successfully finished. Now, the fifth match has finished also where Galaxy Gladiators Lantau played against Hong Kong Island United.

The match between them in HK T20 Blitz took place in 8th February, 2018 at Mission Road Ground, Mong Kok, Hong Kong. In the match, Galaxy Gladiators Lantau 162 won the toss and decided to bowl first. Hong Kong Island United came to bat and opened the innings with Ronchi and Kamran Akmal. The opening partnership did not last long but the team United ended their innings by scoring 158 runs. They lost seven wickets in 20 overs. Zeeshan Ali was the top scorer for Island United who scored 56 runs for the team. For Gladiators, Devich took three wickets highest where Imran Arif took two wickets so far.

Later, Gladiators started to chase 158 runs target and also their opening partnership failed to add much runs to the scoreboard. But rest players played well where Delport scored highest 70 runs and remained not out. So, the team Galaxy Gladiators Lantau managed the victory in 16.2 overs. They lost only two wickets in order to chase the score.

Top players of Hong Kong Island United failed to play well but Ahsan Abbasi scored 45 runs and captain Tanwir Afzal scored 25 runs for the team. Opener Kamran Akmal scored 13 runs as well. But Gladiators batsmen played very well though Balal scored only 4 runs. Rest players like Sangakkara scored 35 runs and Devcich scored 43 runs for the team.

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