Odean Smith smashes 32 from 11 balls as Deccan Gladiators hand Northern Warriors yet another defeat

By November 28, 2021
Odean Smith on his way to an 11-ball 32 that proved crucial to Deccan Gladiators 19-run victory over Northern Warriors on Sunday. Odean Smith on his way to an 11-ball 32 that proved crucial to Deccan Gladiators 19-run victory over Northern Warriors on Sunday.

Odean Smith’s 11-ball 32 proved instrumental to the Deccan Gladiators’ 19-run victory over Northern Warriors in the Abu Dhabi T10 League on Sunday.

Smith hit four fours and two sixes to help propel Gladiators from 92-4 in the eighth over to 134-5. He also took 1-21 to see his team go top of the table on 12 points but with a superior net run-date over Team Abi Dhabi.

Tom Moores got the Gladiators off to a strong start smearing four fours and two sixes in his 19-ball 39. Andre Russell chipped in with an 11-ball 22 even as Oshane Thomas did his best to contain them taking 3-20.

In reply, Northern Warriors batters got good starts but were not able to make them count.

Kennar Lewis scored 22 from 10 balls, Rovman Powell got 25 from 18 while Moeen Ali scored 22 and Ross Whiteley scored 26 from 13 but Warriors kept falling behind the asking rate and eventually ran out of balls at 115-4.

Russell took 1-23 for the Gladiators.

 

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