India Maharajas lastly opened their account within the ongoing Legends League Cricket (LLC) after registering a comprehensive 10-wicket win over Asia Lions at West Finish Park Worldwide Cricket Stadium in Doha on Tuesday.
Fielding first, the Indian facet restricted Asia Lions to 157/5 of their allotted 20 overs. Upul Tharanga was the chief architect as he smashed 69 off 48 balls with the assistance of seven fours and two sixes. Equally, Tillakaratne Dilshan chipped in with worthwhile 32 off 27 balls, together with 4 boundaries and a six, because the duo went on so as to add 73 runs for the opening wicket in 8.4 overs.
The Maharajas then made a comeback, with Stuart Binny and Suresh Raina sending again each openers and triggering the batting collapse of the Lions. All-rounder Abdul Razzaq supplied some ending touches with 17-ball 27 to assist the Lions attain a aggressive whole.
In response, the Maharajas fully dominated the proceedings and didn’t give any alternative to the Misbah-ul-Haq-led crew. The pair of Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir took the bowling assault of the Asia Lions to the cleaners, forming an unbeaten 159-run opening partnership to assist Maharajas seal the cope with all 10 wickets in hand.
Uthappa hammered an undefeated 88 from simply 39 deliveries laced up with 11 fours and 5 humungous sixes. Likewise, captain Gambhir went on to stay unconquered on 61 off 36 balls, together with 12 boundaries. It was Gambhir’s third back-to-back half-century within the Legends League.
Right here is how Twitter reacted:
They got here, they fought, they gained! 👑@robbieuthappa @GautamGambhir @harbhajan_singh @ParvinderAwana @Bisla36 @IrfanPathan @ImRaina @visitqatar#LegendsLeagueCricket #SkyexchnetLLCMasters #LLCT20 #YahanSabBossHain pic.twitter.com/Qd7b7kzQtd
— Legends League Cricket (@llct20) March 14, 2023
Bhai @GautamGambhir kya irada hai? Sensible consistency 👏 and @robbieuthappa kuch nahi badla yaar. Similar energy 💪
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) March 14, 2023
An ideal feeling to get the primary win beneath the belt 💪🏾 All the time a pleasure to bat together with my brother @GautamGambhir !! pic.twitter.com/uUSU54NMfN
— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) March 14, 2023
6, 6, 6, 4
Robin Uthappa is batting in 2007. 😱 pic.twitter.com/MfEQ1o5pQE
— Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) March 14, 2023
Reunion of KKR legends in LLC – chase down 158 runs with out shedding a single wicket from simply 12.3 overs.
Uthappa – 88*(39) & Gambhir – 61*(36) in opposition to Amir, Hafeez, Tanvir, Razzak, Akhtar, Udana & Perara. pic.twitter.com/hCMfN8x6qB
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) March 14, 2023
Captain Gautam Gambhir main from the entrance – his third consecutive fifty within the Legends League Cricket.
61* in simply 36 balls with 12 fours, Robin Uthappa performed an impressive hand for his 88* in simply 39 balls. pic.twitter.com/wosv0wEaQ6
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) March 14, 2023
Robin Uthappa and Gautam Gambhir turning again the clock and batting like they did in IPL 2014💯
Indian Maharajas gun down the 158-run goal in simply 12.3 overs in opposition to a bowling line-up that had #MohammadAmir (simply performed in PSL)#LegendsLeagueCricket pic.twitter.com/P47fjyOAnQ
— Saurabh Srivastava (@Saurv99) March 14, 2023
Gambhir Uthappa on the Prime- Assured Success 🔥
110/0 in 9 Overs pic.twitter.com/IBWMBZiw99
— KKR Bhakt 🇮🇳 ™ (@KKRSince2011) March 14, 2023
Robin Uthappa – 88*(39).
Robin Uthappa – 61*(36).
What a run chase by India Maharajas, they chased down 158 runs whole in 12.3 overs in LLC. Gautam Gambhir & Uthappa confirmed the domination. Unbelievable efficiency! pic.twitter.com/8TfOCPzI4b
— CricketMAN2 (@ImTanujSingh) March 14, 2023
GG and Robin uthappa
The Og opening Pair of KKR 💜 pic.twitter.com/22PwHxJsah
— Ashish Shrivastava (@ashishayush1177) March 14, 2023
‘Does it ever drive you loopy, simply how briskly the evening modifications 🎶’
Gautam Gambhir & Robin Uthappa 🥺💜💛#LegendsLeagueCricket pic.twitter.com/2LtZAkRu6W
— Himanshu Sharma (@iamheemaanshoo) March 14, 2023