The Asian Lions team of the former captain of the Pakistani cricket team, Shahid Afridi, faced defeat at the hands of the World Giants in the ongoing Legends League Cricket in Doha.
World Giants Betting
Asian Lions team captain Shahid Afridi won the toss and decided to bowl first, Hashim Amla and Chris Gayle started the innings from the rival team, Gayle was run out after making two scores in the third over.
Shane Watson also got going with a total score of 29, he scored 6 runs off 11 balls, during which there was a great partnership between South Africa’s Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis.
Hashim Amla scored 68 off 59 balls, his innings included 9 fours and a six, while Jacques Kallis remained unbeaten on 56 off 43 balls.
The World Giants scored 150 runs for the loss of three wickets in the allotted overs. Sohail Tanveer and Mohammad Amir took one wicket each.
Asian Lions Batting
In pursuit of the target, the Asian Lions went on the offensive, but on the last ball of the fifth overs, Opal Tharanga was bowled by Christopher Mofo for 4 off 10 balls. Thisara Perera also scored 12 on a total of 53.
At a total score of 58 in 9 overs, Dilshan went on to score 37 runs off 28 balls.
Muhammad Hafeez scored 13, Misbah-ul-Haq 5, Shahid Afridi 26, Sohail Tanveer scored 5 runs and returned to the pavilion.
For the World Giants, Christopher Moffo and Tino Best took 3.3 wickets each while Brett Lee and Summit Patel took one each. Hashim Amla was declared the man of the match for his great batting in the match.