Kieron Pollard (34) smashed a 110 metre lengthy six, the most important of the MLC.© Twitter
South African wicket-keeper batter Heinrich Klaasen scored the primary century of the inaugural Main League Cricket (MLC) season as Seattle Orcas defeated MI New York by two wickets in a high-scoring match on Wednesday. Klaasen performed an impressive unbeaten knock of 110 runs off 44 balls to information the Orcas to victory. After Orcas opted to bowl, MI New York struggled to place runs on the board, earlier than skipper Kieron Pollard and Nicholas Pooran joined fingers. Pooran (68) and Pollard (34)’s partnership gave MI Ney York some much-needed momentum.
Throughout their partnership, Pollard smashed a 110-metre-long six, the most important of the MLC, on the second ball of the twelfth over, which was bowled by Cameron Gannon.
ONE HUNDRED… AND TEN METERS!
Kieron Pollard with the BIGGEST SIX of #MajorLeagueCricket!
— Main League Cricket (@MLCricket) July 25, 2023
Pollard (34) misplaced his wicket within the following over because the scores for MI New York learn 132 runs for the lack of 5 wickets. A gentle partnership between Tim David and David Wiese noticed New York go previous 150 runs.
Nevertheless, Tim David (18) did not construct on his stable begin as he misplaced his wicket in the beginning of the eighteenth over. Rashid Khan (2) misplaced his wicket cheaply within the subsequent over quickly after which Wiese (19) adopted go well with.
Nosthush Kenjige (3*) and Trent Boult (20*) scored 22 runs within the closing over of their group’s innings that noticed MI New York finish their 20 overs with a complete of 194 runs for the lack of eight wickets.
In reply, Klaasen anchored the Orcas innings, whereas wickets had been falling round him.
Nauman Anwar (51) scored a vital half-century, offering a serving to hand to Klaasen, who struck Rashid Khan for twenty-four within the sixteenth over to show the tide.
Klaasen remained unbeaten with 110 runs off 44 balls as he single-handedly led the Orcas to victory.
(With Inputs From MLC Launch)
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