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ILT20 – WATCH: Rovman Powell hits a helicopter shot in Dubai Capitals vs MI Emirates clash

dubai capitals (DC) locked horns with mi emirates (MIE) Match no. Day 13 of the International League T20 (ILT20) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday (January 22).

Asked to bat first, Dubai Capitals put up a mammoth 222/3 in just 41 balls with the help of 97 from their skipper Rovman Powell. Joe Root (82) also contributed to the team’s total. During this, Fazal Haq Farooqui And Kieron Pollard Was the only bowler to take a wicket for MIE.

During his whirlwind knock, Powell scored a M S Dhoni– as if shot Kieron PollardThe delivery took everyone by surprise. On the second ball of the 20th over, Pollard bowled a slower one towards the pads of the 29-year-old, which Pollard sent over the boundary ropes with a full helicopter shot.

Muhammad Wasim At deep-mid wicket, attempted to leap and push the ball inside with one hand but failed to stop the six. Fans on social media were thrilled to see Powell’s magical shot.

Here’s the video:

In reply to DC’s mammoth total, MIE didn’t get off to a good start and lost three wickets with just 26 runs on the board. Pollard changed gears and scored a quickfire 86 off just 38 balls, but the efforts went in vain as his team lost the match by 16 runs. Najibullah Zadran Also played a flamboyant inning of 30 runs off 9 balls, but unfortunately had to face defeat.

On the other hand, hazrat luqman Two wickets for DC and conceded just 24 runs in their quota of four overs. Powell also took a wicket and was named ‘Player of the Match’ for his exceptional all-round performance.

MIE are currently placed third on the points table, while DC are placed fifth.

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