Highlights T10 League at Sharjah, 5/6th place playoff, Team Sri Lankan Cricket vs Bengal Tigers: Tigers win by 6 wickets

Highlights T10 League at Sharjah, 5/6th place playoff, Team Sri Lankan Cricket vs Bengal Tigers: Tigers win by 6 wickets

02:37 (IST)

That's all we have today. Join us later in the day for the semi-final and final of the T10 League. Kerala Kings take on Maratha Arabians in the first semi-final and it's Pakhtoons versus Punjabi Legends in the second semi-final. That will be followed by the final. See you then. Till then, goodbye. 

02:34 (IST)

Bhanuka Rajapaksa named the Man of the Match for his 65 off 27 balls.

02:24 (IST)

Bengal Tigers 118/4 after 9.2 overs

Perera to Anwar Ali. Single off the first ball. Over to Miller then. Two needed off five balls. Quicker delivery and inside edged to the boundary.

Bengal Tigers beat Team Sri Lankan Cricket by 6 wickets. They finish fifth. The Lankans finish last, but earn priceless experience playing against some of the top stars of world cricket.

02:21 (IST)

Bengal Tigers 113/4 after 9 overs

Miller gets a six. Big hit in front of square on the on-side. And goes on the off-side for consecutive sixes. Seven runs needed off seven balls now. Gets a full toss and dismissed by Miller through cover for a four. The Tigers are almost home.

02:17 (IST)

Bengal Tigers 92/4 after 8 overs


Darren Sammy comes into bat. Shehan Jayasuriya with some spin. The third ball is wide on the leg stump and the ball runs away to the fence. Wide again. 

OUT! Sammy gone. Caught at long-on. No mistake from Hasaranga in the deep. Sammy looks at the toe of his bat.

Anwar Ali comes in. Gets a juicy full toss and sends it over the ropes. The last ball heaved away towards long-on. 24 runs needed off 12 balls.        

02:10 (IST)

Bengal Tigers 74/3 after 7 overs


Kasun Madushanka continues and Charles goes 105 metres back. That's on the roof. 

OUT! The next ball is a skier. Mistimed by Charles. Caught by Munaweera. Well-judged by him. Charles out for 36 off 15 balls.   

David Miller walks in to the centre. Kohler not getting his timing right. The next ball is speared in. Miller digs it out for a single. 

OUT! And Kohler falls. Bowled wide of the off stump. Kohler doesn't time it and holes out to long-off. 24 off 17 balls for Kohler.

02:04 (IST)

Bengal Tigers 65/1 after 6 overs

Lahiru Madushanka into the attack now. Square drive for a single off the first ball by Charles. A single for Kohler and Charles tees off. Golf shot for six. Kohler gives the charge and Lahiru bowls it wide. Beats the batsman. Lahiru goes wide again. Single off the last ball. 51 needed off the last four overs.   

01:58 (IST)

Bengal Tigers 55/1 after 5 overs

Kasun Madushanka into the attack. Kohler gets a length ball and goes straight as an arrow. SIX! 90 metres back. Slower delivery next. An Alubond dot ball! Kohler swats one through the region in front of square leg for a boundary. Not a lot else in that over. The players take a strategic break at the end of that over.

01:53 (IST)

Bengal Tigers 43/1 after 4 overs

Shehan Madushanka bowls the fourth over. Charles goes straight. Hit with tremendous power. Four. Madushanka bangs it in. Beats Charles's pull. Follows it up with a bouncer. Wide called. Then a swing and a miss. Powerplay overs done and dusted. 

01:48 (IST)

Bengal Tigers 35/1 after 3 overs

Some spin now. Rambukwella into the attack. Delport cuts the first ball of the next over, but finds the fielder. 

OUT! Delport tries to go over mid-on, but is caught by Hasaranga. Tigers are one down  

Johnson Charles comes in and clears mid-wicket easily. Starts off with a SIX. Charles goes again. That is hit straight into the lap of wide long-on, but such was the power in that shot, the fielder loses control and the ball goes out of his grasp and hits vthe ropes. The last ball is smashed over long-on for a six.    

Highlights

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5/6th place playoff, Team Sri Lankan Cricket vs Bengal Tigers, T10 Cricket League: Perera to Anwar Ali. Single off the first ball. Over to Miller then. Two needed off five balls. Quicker delivery and inside edged to the boundary.

Bengal Tigers beat Team Sri Lankan Cricket by 6 wickets. They finish fifth. The Lankans finish last, but earn priceless experience playing against some of the top stars of world cricket.

Bhanuka Rajapaksa named the Man of the Match for his 65 off 27 balls.

Preview: It's the third day for T10 Cricket League, and teams are all set to battle it out at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Saturday will see Shahid Afridi's Pakhtoons taking on Sarfraz Ahmed's Bengal Tigers. The next match is between Dinesh Chandimal's Team Sri Lanka Cricket and Kerala Kings, who are captained by Eoin Morgan. In the third match, Virender Sehwag's Maratha Arabians will face Punjabi Legends.

File image of Dinesh Chandimal. AFP

File image of Dinesh Chandimal. AFP

Saturday's final match will be a playoff for the 5th/6th place.

Earlier, the highlights was Shahid Afridi's hat-trick that lit up the opening night of the T10 League, helping his Pakhtoons side beat the Virender Sehwag-led Maratha Arabians by 25 runs.

Rilee Rossouw played a blinder to help his team Maratha Arabians clinch a thriller against Team Sri Lanka Cricket. He remained unbeaten on 49 as Rossouw's two sixes in the last balls saw Arabians chasing down a huge total of 125.

In another match, Aamer Yamin's scintillating all-round display helped Bengal Tigers to a three-wicket victory over Punjabi Legends,

Updated Date: December 17, 2017 16:20:45 IST

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