Gujarat Giants vs Manipal Tigers: In the third match of Legends League Cricket 2022 played at Ekana Stadium in Lucknow, Mujrat Giants defeated Manipal Tigers by 2 wickets. Chasing the target of 121 runs, Gujarat Giants achieved this target by losing 8 wickets and won the match by 2 wickets. Parthiv Patel scored the highest 34 runs for Gujarat Giants. On the other hand, Captain Harbhajan Singh, Muralitharan, Parvinder Awana and Mpofu took 2-2 wickets for Manipal Tigers.
Defeated Manipal Tigers by 2 wickets
Chasing 121 runs, Gujarat Giants did not have a good start and the team’s captain Virender Sehwag’s bat could not work in this match and he was out on the ball of Mpofu after scoring just 1 run. At the same time, the second blow to the team was also given by Mpofu when he bowled Dilshan on the score of 0.
At the same time, after the dismissal of these two, Kevin O’Brien and Parthiv Patel took over the innings, but Parthiv (34) on the score of 45 was dismissed by Parvinder Awana. After this, Kevin O’Brien, who scored a century in the previous match, also became the second victim of Awana, he could not play a big innings in this match and was dismissed after scoring 23 runs. After the dismissal of these two, Lendl Simmons and Thisara Perera took over the innings and thanks to their batting, Gujarat Giants defeated Manipal Tigers by 2 wickets.
Manipal had given a target of 121 runs
Electing to bat after losing the toss, Manipal Tigers did not have a good start and the team got the first blow in the form of Shivkant Shukla (11) on the score of 15 runs. At the same time, the team’s first three wickets fell within 30 runs. After Shivkant, Manipal Tigers’ second opener Swapnil (5) got out after scoring runs. Manipal got the third blow in the form of Tatendra Taibu, he became the first victim of Ashok Dinda. Taibu could only score 1 run in this match. At the same time, in this match, Mohammad Kaif tried to handle the innings, but he too could not play a big innings today and got out on the ball of Dinda after scoring 24 runs.
Ravikant Shukla played the highest innings of 32 runs for Manipal. In the end of the match, Manipal Tigers captain Harbhajan Singh (18) scored a quick run and set a target of 121 runs to Gujarat Giants. However, this target was not difficult for Gujarat and the team achieved this target by losing 8 wickets.