Abu Dhabi Knight Riders start ILT20 with defeat

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    Trinbago Knight Riders sister team Abu Dhabi Knight Riders started their ILT20 campaign with a resounding defeat.

    In the first ever game of the tournament, Dubai Capital made 187/6 with Rovman Powell making 48 from 29 balls.

    T&T cricketers Ravi Rampaul and Sunil Narine took two wickets and a one wicket respectively.

    Then, Powell continued his heroics with the ball taking two for 15 in two overs to help restrict the Knight Riders to 114/9 despite 54 from 38 balls by Paul Stirling.

    The new tournament continues tomorrow with Kieron Pollard’s MI Emirates taking on Sharjah Warriors from 10am AST.