World Giants won the toss and decided to bowl first in the match, which was also very effective. Batting first, India Maharaja posted 136 runs on the board for the loss of 9 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Suresh Raina scored the most runs for India Maharaja. He scored 49 runs in 41 balls with the help of 2 fours and 3 sixes. Apart from this, Manvinder Bisla played a good inning of 36 and Irfan Pathan scored 25 runs. At the same time, Brett Lee took the maximum 3 wickets from the World Giants, while Chris Mapofu and Tino Best also got 2-2 success. Monty Panesar also took a wicket in his name.
Chris Gayle’s half-century played a key role in Giants’ victory
World Giants achieved the target of 137 runs with 3 wickets and so many balls to spare. West Indies explosive batsman Chris Gayle made a significant contribution with the bat in this giants runchase. The Universe Boss scored a brilliant 57 off 46 balls with the help of 9 fours and a six. During this, Gayle’s strike rate was 123.91. At the same time, Shane Watson also scored 26 runs at a fast pace which included 5 fours. Yusuf Pathan took maximum 2 wickets from India Maharaja. While Harbhajan Singh, Ashok Dinda, Praveen Tambe and Suresh Raina took 1-1 wickets in their names.
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