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ECB Blues 138/5 (20 ov)
Sharjah Bukhatir XI 118/10 (18.1 ov)
ECB Blues won by 20 runs.
Player of the match: Waheed Ahmed
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While we come to the end of our coverage for this game, hang on as our team is all set to bring you the action from the final game of the day from the Emirates D20 league, in just a bit! Until then, this is Rishab, with my colleague, Maanas, signing off! 
What a brilliant comeback this has been from the Blues! Coming out to defend 139 and boy did they do a magnificent job! Turning out to be almost one-sided towards the end. Zahoor got that wicket of the very first ball and the tone was set! Khalid and Fayyad played some good shots and they were going pretty good only until that over from Waheed that completely changed the course of the game! Two wickets to himself, a third in the form of a run-out, again affected by himself and to top it all, it was a maiden over. Boy was he on fire and returned with marvelous figures of 3/15 from four overs. He was just too good on the night! 

Sharjah were still hanging around though, it was that man, Umair, who held their hopes. He did not give up and played a wonderful cameo, that did rise some hope for Sharjah! 33 runs off just 19 deliveries. If he had stood till the end, you never know what could have happened. But the Blues survived that scare and eventually, quite deservingly as well, wrapped the game up. They bowled well and the catching was good as well. 

Sharjah batsmen could have been a little more patient. Even though they lost an early wicket, Khalid and Fayyaz got them back in nicely. All they needed to do was not take risks! But they just gave their wickets away and it went downhill from there on. They will certainly reflect upon this. The Blues will be overjoyed with this win. Sharjah bowled just as well to restrict them, but their batsmen didn't return the favor tonight! This win will give the Blues a ton of confidence going ahead in the tournament. 
And that's the game for the ECB Blues! Sharjah have been bundled out for 118 and the Blues have won this game by 20 runs! A commendable effort given the score they were defending. Some great display of bowling and intensity from them that has helped them to come from behind to win this contest. They're going to be mighty happy with this performance! 
18.1 Junaid Siddique to Krishan Paul, OUT! EDGED AND GONE! Back of a length ball outside off, the batsman throws his bat at it as he looks to slash it through the point region. Gets a faint nick on it and the keeper pouches it with glee! With that, the ECB Blues secure a comprehensive victory over Sharjah by 20 runs!
The batsmen have been pretty watchful! They are looking to play out all the overs. Trying to get as many as they can! Brilliant hit from Faisal for a boundary that. They're hanging around, are Sharjah. Good batting this. It's 21 off 12 needed now. 
Over: 18 | Summary: 1w 1 2lb 1 4 1 1 Bowler: Zahoor Khan Score: 118/9
17.6 Zahoor Khan to Krishan Paul, back of a length ball on the body, the batsman pushes it into the off side and they steal a single. 
17.5 Zahoor Khan to Faisal Atlaf, length ball outside off, the batsman guides that down to deep third man for a single. 
17.4 Zahoor Khan to Faisal Atlaf, FOUR! SHOT! Length ball outside off, the batsman shuffles across and drives that uppishly over covers for a boundary!
17.3 Zahoor Khan to Krishan Paul, full ball on the pads, the batsman flicks that to deep square leg for a single. 
17.2 Zahoor Khan to Krishan Paul, back of a length ball on the off stump rising sharply, the batsman gets the outside edge down to deep third man for a couple of runs. 
17.1 Zahoor Khan to Faisal Atlaf, length ball on the of stump tapped into the off side for a quick single. 
17.1 Zahoor Khan to Faisal Atlaf, WIDE ball sprayed down the leg side.
Brilliant spell bowled out from Waheed! He's the man who's completely turned this game on its head with some exceptional bowling. Three more overs to go! Can Sharjah survive them all? 
Over: 17 | Summary: 1 1 0 0 1 1 Bowler: Waheed Ahmed Score: 107/9
16.6 Waheed Ahmad to Faisal Atlaf, off cutter on the body, the batsman tucks that towards square leg for a single. 
16.5 Waheed Ahmad to Krishan Paul, back of a length ball on the off stump, the batsman works that towards mid on for a single.
16.4 Waheed Ahmad to Krishan Paul, no run, length ball outside off, the batsman looks to drive that through the covers but fails to get bat on ball. 
16.3 Waheed Ahmad to Krishan Paul, no run, nasty blow! Bumper on the off stump, the batsman shuffled across and looked to pull it away. However, he missed it and was hit on the helmet 
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