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MCL: Gemini Arabians complete their second straight win, beating Leo Lions by eight wickets


  • Virender Sehwag leads Gemini Arabians has notched up their second straight win Masters Champions League. A 105 run partnership between Brad Hodge (43) and Kumar Sangakkara ( 41) helped Gemini Arabians to chase down the target with two overs to spare. The Gemini Arabians have defeated  Brian Lara lead Leo Lions by 8 wickets. While chasing the target, Gemini Arabians scored four runs. Robin Peterson bowled Virender Sehwag scored 12. 

    Leo Lions batting first scored 132 with the help of James Franklin and Scott Styris’ 35 and 32 respectively. Muttiah Muralitharan has given the Arabians first breakthrough in the first ball of the day as Brian Lara trapped lbw. While chasing the target, Gemini Arabians scored four runs. Robin Peterson bowled Virender Sehwag scored 12. 

    While chasing the target, Gemini Arabians scored four runs. Robin Peterson bowled Virender Sehwag scored 12. 

    The Masters Champions League between Gemini Arabians and Leo Loins has started at the Dubai Cricket Stadium. Leo Lions coach Brian Lara winning the toss elected to bat first scored 132 for 7. Muttiah Muralitharan was adjudged man of the match as he has taken three wickets  for 19. Brian Lara was his first victim. Gemini Arabians have to chase 133 in 20 overs with 10 wickets in hand. 

    Meanwhile, Virender Sehwag revealed that former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly is his favourite captain. 

     

     

    Playing XI:

    Gemini Arabians: Virender Sehwag, Richard Levi, Kumar Sangakkara, Brad Hodge, Jacques Rudolph, Justin Kemp, Kyle Mills, Rana Naved UL Hasan, Graham Onions, Saqlain Mushtaq, Muttiah Muralitharan

    Leo Lions: Hamish Marshal, Herschelle Gibbs, Robin Peterson, Brendan Taylor, Brian Lara (C), James Franklin, Johan Botha, Scott Styris, Heat Streak, Ramesh  Powar, Fidel Edwards

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