The 14th and 15th match of the Emirates D20 League took place on the 19th June 2022, while the 16th match was held on the 20th of June 2022. With teams having played half of their games, the league is moving towards the second part of the tournament and is expected to become even more competitive. Fujairah have been sitting comfortably at the top while Dubai linger at the bottom.
In this post we are going to look at how the 14th, 15th and 16th match panned out in the Emirates D20 League 2022:
Match 14: Abu Dhabi vs Dubai
The 14th game of the Emirates D20 League was a clash between the bottom team Dubai and middle occupant Abu Dhabi. Searching for their first win, Dubai won the toss and elected to field. Abu Dhabi team, however, were ready for the challenge and created a monstrous score of 194/6, with Naik Muhammad making 53 off of 36 balls.
In reply, Dubai could only muster 145/9 and lost the game by 49 runs. Soorya Saithish (46 off of 47) was their highest run-scorer. Fayyaz Ahmed from Abu Dhabi was the best bowler of the match with bowling figures of 4-37-4.
Abu Dhabi: 194/5
Naik Muhammad: 53(36), Kamran Atta: 32(20)
Fayyaz Ahmed: 4-37-4, Mazhar Bashir: 3-16-3
Soorya Sathish: 46(47), Rameez Shahzad: 24(12)
Harsh Bobade: 4-39-3, Ali Naseer: 4-37-1
Ajman vs Abu Dhabi
It was Abu Dhabi again who played back-to-back matches in the Emirates D20 League 2022. In the 15th match, Abu Dhabi clashed with Ajman and were beaten by 40 runs. Winning the toss, Ajman decided to bat first and scored 132 runs after losing all their wickets in 19.1 overs. Abu Dhabi, having won their last game after making a huge score of 194/5, were confident of chasing down the score.
They were, however, given a huge shock by the Ajman team who were able to get the whole team out at just 92 runs in 18.1 overs. The Ajman bowler Shahnawaz Khan, with a bowling figures of 4-23-6, was instrumental in breaking Abu Dhabi’s back. With this win, the Ajman team stay at fifth with four points, while Abu Dhabi stay at third with six points.
Dawood Ejaz: 37(25), Sandeep Singh: 19(19)
Shahnawaz Khan: 4-23-6, Sultan Ahmed: 3.1-24-2
Abu Dhabi: 92/10
Ali Abid: 28(39), Kamran Atta: 27(12)
Fayyaz Ahmed: 4-17-3, Muhammad Uzair Khan: 4-23-3
Emirates Blues vs Sharjah
The 16th game of the Emirates D20 League 2022 saw Sharjah take on Emirates Blues. Sharjah won the toss and elected to field. Having been asked to bat first, the Emirates Blues team were able to make 149 runs after losing six wickets. The Sharjah team, in response, were able to achieve the target in just 18.5 overs. Bowler, Zahoor Khan from Sharjah was their best bowler with bowling figures of 4-26-3.
Emirates Blues: 149/6
Mohammed Faraazuddin: 54(50), Fahad Nawaz: 31(25)
Basil Hameed: 95(56), Amjad Gul: 30(34)