The first match between India Capitals and Gujarat Giants in Legend League Cricket was a super hit. In the first match of the tournament, the Gujarat team made a winning start by defeating the India Capitals. In this match, the India Capitals team scored a challenging score of 179 runs in the allotted 20 overs while batting first. In reply, thanks to Kevin O’Brien’s brilliant century, Gujarat won the match by three wickets with 8 balls remaining.
Captain Virender Sehwag took to the field along with Kevin O’Brien of Gujarat to chase the target in the match. Although Sehwag couldn’t do anything special and returned to the pavilion with just 6 runs, O’Brien held the innings at the other end. He played a massive 61-ball 106-run century for the team, which included 15 fours and three sixes. Apart from this, Parthiv Patel scored 24 runs and Yashpal Singh scored 21 runs for Gujarat. None of the remaining batsmen could cross double figures.
In bowling, Praveen Tambe took the most three wickets for India Capitals while Liam Plunkett got two successes. Apart from this, Ashley Nurse and Mitchell Johnson got one wicket each.
Before this, Ashley Nurse of India Capitals created a storm in the batting. He played an unbeaten innings of 103 runs off just 43 balls. Meanwhile, he also hit 9 sixes and 8 fours. Apart from Ashley Nurse, Dinesh Ramdin contributed 31 runs while Liam Plunkett scored 15 runs.
On the other hand, in the bowling for Gujarat, KP Appanna, Thisara Perera and Rayad Imrit took two wickets each. Along with this, Gram Hans also achieved success in the match.