Match Details

DC vs SW 5th Match, ILT20 2024

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Sharjah Warriors won by 5 wickets 🏆
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B Hameed Logo
B Hameed Jersy



B Hameed
4s: 1
6s: 2
D Sams Logo
D Sams Jersy



D Sams
4s: 3
6s: 0
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K Richardson Jersy



K Richardson

Econ: 12.52
16th Over:
= 14
17th Over:
= 5
Last Over:
= 9
This Over:
= 13
SWSW - 2nd Innings
6 Over 5160
10 Over 9192
15 Over 132130
DCDC - 1st Innings
6 Over 5038
10 Over 7161
15 Over 102130
20 Over 189170


Inn 1
Inn 2
So that marks the end of our coverage from the 5th match of the ongoing ILT20 2024 between Sharjah Warriors and Dubai Capitals where the Sharjah side emerged out victorious and registered their first win of the tournament.

For now, this is Saptak Sanyal signing off, on the behalf of my co-commentator Akshaya Krishna Polya and our scorer/analyst Chandan Kumar Singh. Stay safe and healthy. Good night.
Johnson Charles (Player of the Match)- "I think we had to adopt to the surface because we came from Sharjah, which was a bit low. This is a good wicket to bat on with some bounce. I just tried to use the powerplay well. Playing in the middle overs can be a bit hard at times. So while chasing 170, if you use the powerplay well you can come on top. 

I just try to do better and better in every game and that has paid off."
Player of the Match- Johnson Charles
Tom Kohler-Cadmore (Sharjah Warriors Captain): "It is nice to get the first win. We had three standout performances. Yeah, Charles did make the pitch look a lot easier than it was. I think Charles and Raza played similar kinds of innings'. 

Charles took it deep for us and allowed Sams to play that cameo. The short boundary made it hard to defend. They bowled really well, but the short boundary made it really hard to defend. We were really happy with 170. We managed to claw it back at the end.

At halfway, we thought it was just around par score. But a couple of partnerships got us there. Whenever we needed a boundary, Basil Hameed came up clutch for us; it's great to see we've got a full squad of players. I believe we've got twenty guys who can win games for us."
David Warner (Dubai Capitals Captain)- "The toss is always important in this ground. There's a lot of dew. We batted shoddy in the powerplay but we came back strongly in the powerplay and we posted a good total.

Yes, the going was tough with the bat. They were bowling tight lines, changing the pace and made it diffcult for us. Johnson Charles was brilliant, he stepped out and hit us.

It was tough for me to use the experienced bowlers. I tried to use the spinners from both the ends and it was tough to decide. Yes, Sikandar Raza batted very well in the first innings and it was a bit unlucky for him to get out in that manner.

When you execute well, you come out on top. Hopefully, we will do better."
Biggest Six of the Match: Johnson Charles for his 102m six.
23:45 IST and 22:15 Local Time: We are ready with post-match presentations...
23:37 IST and 22:07 Local Time | The Sharjah Warriors' get their first victory in the tournament and they have got the win by 5 wickets over the Dubai Capitals.

After being invited to bat first, the Dubai Capitals were reeling seriously as David Warner was struggling to time the ball. He batted 27 balls but only gathered 20 runs beside his name before getting out to Daniel Sams. Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Fraser-McGurk also didn't contribute much. After that, Sam Billings and Sikandar Raza duo stepped up and stitched a 81 run partnership between them in just 44 balls. Raza scored 48 runs off 23 balls hitting 3 boundaries and the same number of maximums. Sam Billings went on to score a half century and got perished on 52 off 31 balls with the help of a boundary and four huge maximums. Later, Jason Holder played a cameo of 15 runs off 9 balls to ensure Capitals reach the 170 run mark.

Daniel Sams was the star of the bowling show of Sharjah Warriors, picking up 3 wickets for 28 runs. Chris Woakes and Maheesh Theekshana took a couple of wickets each.

Coming to chase the runs, the Sharjah Warriors lost their super sub Martin Guptill by a run out for 2 runs. They also lost their skipper Tom Kohler-Cadmore(3) and Niroshan Dickwella(7) cheaply. But Johnson Charles kept the chase going with his regular boundary hitting. He got very little support from Lewis Gregory, who scored 16 runs off 25 balls with no boundaries. His stay was bizarre but it was well compensated by Charles. He got out scoring 93 runs off 51 balls hitting 8 boundaries and 6 over boundaries. Whenever he got loose balls, he smacked those for the boundaries. After he got out, it was all down to Basil Hameed and Daniel Sams. Sams started his innings with a boundary and scored runs quickly. Basil Hameed took his time and remained unbeaten on 24 off 20 balls hitting two maximums and a solitary boundary. Daniel Sams ended the game with a boundary and remained unbeaten on 16 off 8 balls.

Dushmantha Chameera tried really hard and he took 4 wickets giving away just 28 runs and no other bowler registered a wicket beside his name. They looked helpless as Charles didn't allow them to settle. Kane Richardson came as the impact sub but gave 48 runs. Only Sikandar Raza bowled maintaining a decent economy.
THAT'S THE GAME!!!!  Daniel Sams seals it with a boundary.
18.5 K Richardson to D Sams
4 FOURRRR!! It doesn't matter how the runs come until it keeps coming. A streaky way to finish the game as Sharjah Warriors hand Dubai Capitals its first defeat. The Warriors are up and running this season by a 5-wicket win! Fuller-length delivery outside the off-stump. Sams stays deep in the crease, clears his front leg, swings hard at it and gets a thick inside edge that flows rapidly past his stumps to a deep, fine leg for a four. No chance for the fielder in the deep as Sams, the true all-rounder wraps the game up in favour of the Warriors.
18.4 K Richardson to B Hameed
1 Back of a length outside off. Slower as well. Hameed waits for it and guides it to deep point for a single. Things are getting easy for the Warriors.
18.3 K Richardson to D Sams
1 Short and outside off. Cut away off the back foot to deep point for one.
18.2 K Richardson to B Hameed
1 Short and outside off. On the back foot, opens the bat face and punches it to deep point for one.
HAMEED!!!!!! Six to start the over. Just 7 needed now.
18.1 K Richardson to B Hameed
6 SIXXXX!!! This should be the final nail in the Capitals' coffin. Fine leg was pushed back just before this ball. Over the wicket. Full toss around the off-stump. Hameed shuffles across, gets inside its line, looking to help it on its way with a whip. Gets hit on the top edge and that one sails well over the fine leg fence for a 69m six.
Kane Richardson to bowl the penultimate over with just 13 runs left in the bank.