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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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