Afghanistan pacer Fazalhaq Farooqui MI was involved in a bizarre incident during an ILT20 match between Emirates and Abu Dhabi Knight Riders on Saturday. Farooqi, who was sacked by his Big Bash League side Sydney Thunder on Friday after an “incident” last month, took a bizarre no-ball before hitting the boundary rope, which flew over the keeper’s head. Farooqi, who plies his trade for MI Emirates, was about to deliver when the ball slipped from his hands, resulting in an extra five runs for Abu Dhabi Knight Riders. The incident has since gone viral.
Kavi Kavi Aisa Ve Hota Hai
— International League T20 (@ILT20Official) January 21, 2023
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Gali Cricket Vibes
— rebel (@ready_to_rebel) January 21, 2023
Sometimes it happens
— Srikanth Madupu (@srikanthvishwa1) January 21, 2023
reminds me My abuse is cricket bowling
— (@b_shorya) January 21, 2023
due to sweat
— SK (@caahmed212) January 21, 2023
Yeh Vi Islamabad United Ka Hai
— Babar Khan (@itsbabar__) January 21, 2023
MI Emirates kept their winning streak intact in consecutive DP World International League T20s with a thrilling five-wicket win over Abu Dhabi Knight Riders at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night.
Abu Dhabi Knight Riders rode on a brilliant innings of 65 runs off 40 balls to post a formidable collection of 170 runs for seven wickets. Dhananjaya de Silva. In reply, MI Emirates were in trouble when they needed 20 runs in the last over. however, Dwayne Bravo And Najibullah Zadran Batted smartly and took their team over the line.
MI Emirates lost Muhammad Wasim At the beginning of the innings, he scored two runs off seven balls Andre Fletcher Kept them in the game with three boundaries Lahiru Kumar In the fourth over. Pooran and Fletcher put on a crucial 55-run stand and kept MI Emirates’ chase on track until Pooran fell to Russell for 20 off 13 balls in the eleventh over.
MI Emirates’ chase suffered a further setback when Lahiru Kumara trapped Andre Fletcher lbw for 53 off 43 balls. Pollard struck Akil Hossain For two boundaries, but MI Emirates were still trailing in the game at 129 for four at the end of the seventeenth over.
Abu Dhabi Knight Riders looked to have sealed the deal when Pollard departed for 31 off 23 balls in the 19th over, but Dwayne Bravo and Najibullah Zadran had other ideas. In the final, they hit Russell with three sixes and a four to lead the team to a thrilling victory.
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