The third match of the tournament between Asia Lions and World Giants was played on Monday in the Legends League Cricket, where the Asia Lions team easily won by 35 runs. This match was reduced to 10-10 overs due to rain, where Asia Lions team batting first scored 99 runs with a loss of 3 wickets in their 10 overs, and set a target of 100 runs for World Giants to win.
Chasing these 100 runs, West Indies’ powerful player Chris Gayle gave a thunderous start to the World Giants team. However, as soon as Gayle got out, the World Giants’ innings fell apart, and they lost the match by 35 runs.
Although Gayle once again showed his old form in this match and entertained the fans with his quick 23-run innings. During this time, he created a stir in the Asia Lions’ camp by hitting three consecutive sixes off the over of Dilshan.
Dilshan came to bowl the fourth over of the World Giants’ innings, and in the first three balls of this over, Gayle hit him for long sixes. Gayle hit the first ball of Dilshan for a mid-wicket six, the second ball for a long on six, and the third ball for a towering six over the long on boundary.
During this time, Chris Gayle shook up the Asia Lions’ camp by hitting three consecutive sixes in Tilakratne Dilshan’s over. Dilshan had come to bowl the fourth over of the World Giants’ innings, and Gayle hit him for long sixes on the first three balls. Gayle scored 23 runs off just 16 balls before getting out to Shahid Afridi’s delivery.
However, his small and quick innings could not bring victory for the World Giants, and in the end, their team could only manage to score 64 runs, losing five wickets in the designated 10 overs. Apart from Gayle, only Lendl Simmons could reach half the score for the World Giants in this match.