Cricket match report yesterday: Zampa and Munsey lead Capitals to comfortable victory

Led by George Munsey’s 43-ball 57, Dubai Capitals beat the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders by seven wickets. Munsey was well supported in the side by other batsmen as the Capitals passed 14 balls to chase a 150-run target.

But it was Adam Zampa who laid the groundwork for the win, and despite Joe Clarke’s quick 27-ball 52, it was he who broke the backbone of the Knight Riders’ inning with a 16-3 return. bottom. None of the other top-six hitters failed to record his double-digit score. All other batsmen struggled to find momentum against the spinners, except for Sunil narine, who hit some powerful shots towards the end of the Knight Riders’ inning. But a barrage of extras helped them to a seemingly competitive score.

However, Niroshan Dickwella’s stroke a fine start with his play allowed the Capitals to score 59 runs on a powerplay before the southpaw departed. Manzi ensured Capitals maintained their dominant position in the run chase before the wicket after Dasun Shanaka was cleared, adding another half-century stand (62) in the second wicket. bottom. Nevertheless, by then the chase was only a matter of form and the team was taken over by Robman Powell and Sikandar Raza.

Brief Scores: Abu Dhabi Knight Riders 149/9 in 20 overs (Joe Clarke 52, Sunil Narine 23; Adam Zampa 3-16, Akif Raja 2-23) lost toDubai Capitals 150/3 in 17.4 overs (George Munsey 57, Niroshan Dickwella 37) by 7 wickets

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