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Gladiators achieve comfortable victory over Northern Warriors

Abu Dhabi [UAE]: Deccan Gladiators registered their third win in the Abu Dhabi T10 after defeating Northern Warriors by 6 wickets on Tuesday.David Wiese shone with the bat, taking his team home after coming in to bat when the Gladiators had lost four wickets in the first four overs of the chase. With his team struggling at 31/4, Wiese joined hands with the left-handed Tom Moores and stitched an unbeaten 45-run-partnership to ensure his team rose to the second spot in the points table. Chasing a modest total of 71, Deccan Gladiators lost both their openers cheaply, resulting in Andre Russell coming to the crease in the second over. However, Russell’s stay at the crease was brief as Imran Tahir snared him in his first over to reduce Deccan Gladiators to 20/3. Samit Patel conceded eleven runs of his first three deliveries in the…

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Abu Dhabi T10: Russell, Moores shine as Deccan Gladiators defeat Chennai Braves by 24 runs

Abu Dhabi [UAE]: Andre Russell and Tom Moores struck five fours and nine sixes totally in their 94-run partnership to help the Deccan Gladiators defeat Chennai Braves by 24 runs in the ongoing Abu Dhabi T10 league, in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.Captain Wahab Riaz set the tone for Deccan Gladiators by dismissing Mohammad Shahzad and Bhanuka Rajapaksa in the very first over. Thereafter, Perera (60) and Bopara (51) kept Chennai Braves’ hopes alive by scoring boundaries at regular intervals, however, they couldn’t strike at the required rate. With 34 runs needed from the last over, Odean Smith removed Perera and Bopara and ensured that the Deccan Gladiators picked up their two points.Earlier, Andre Russell (43) and Tom Moores (47) put up a scintillating display of batting to help Deccan Gladiators post a huge total in their 10 overs. After the initial burst provided by…

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