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Yuvraj Singh flops on T10 debut; Andre Russell, Eoin Morgan display fireworks

Indian stars Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan failed to make a mark on their T10 debuts on the opening day of the third edition of the Abu Dhabi T10, but Andre Russell and Eoin Morgan came up with fireworks to take Northern Warriors and Delhi Bulls to victories.

By: Sports Desk |
November 15, 2019 11:32:34 pm
Andre Russell on way 24-ball 58 to his in the T10 in Abu Dhabi on Friday (Twitter/T10)

Indian stars Yuvraj Singh and Zaheer Khan failed to make a mark on their T10 debuts on the opening day of the third edition of the Abu Dhabi T10, but Andre Russell and Eoin Morgan came up with fireworks to take Northern Warriors and Delhi Bulls to victories respectively.

Yuvraj, batting at No.4 for Maratha Arabians could only score 6 runs off an innings that lasted 6 balls. Dasun Shanaka (37*) was the highest scorer from his team as they posted 88/6 in 10 overs.

In reply, Northern Warriors cantered to the target in 7 overs, with Andre Russell providing the star turn. He followed up his 2 wickets in the first innings with an unbeaten 24-ball 58. Lasith Malinga was also one of those who failed to shine, bowling four no balls in his two overs, which produced 23 runs.

In the second match of the night, Eoin Morgan (52* off 27 balls) took the Delhi Bulls to victory in the last over, with Angelo Mathews (22* off 13 balls) providing him company. Zaheer Khan, who is also in the Delhi Bulls team, bowled one over in the first innings for 13 runs.

The third edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League 2019 began on Friday with Maratha Arabians taking on Northern Warriors in the season opener. A total of 29 matches will be played in the span of 10 days with the event concluding on the 25th of this month. A total of eight teams are in the fray with cricketers like Eoin Morgan, Yuvraj Singh, Chris Lynn, Mohammad Nabi, Tom Banton, Lasith Malinga all in the line to feature in the star-studded league.

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