Legends League Cricket 2022 Final Highlights: Ross Taylor, Mitchell Johnson Star As India Capitals Thrash Bhilwara Kings To Clinch Title
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India Capitals vs Bhilwara Kings, Legends League Cricket Final: India Capitals on Wednesday defeated Bhilwara Kings by 104 runs to win the second season of the Legends League Cricket. Chasing a target of 212, Bhilwara Kings were bowled out for a paltry total of 107. Earlier, Ross Taylor and Michell Johnson smashed fifties as India Capitals surived a top-order collapse to 211 for seven in 20 overs. Gautam Gambhir failed to gave his team a strong start as he was dismissed in the first over by Monty Panesar. Rahul Sharma then struck twice in the second over to put the Capitals three down early. Panesar then bagged his second, dismissing the explosive Dwayne Smith. Taylor (82) and Johnson (62) added added 126 runs for the fifth wicket to give Capitals a platform for a strong total. Ashley Nurse added finishing touches to the innings with a quickfire 42 off just 19 balls. Earlier, Bhilwara Kings won the toss and opted to bowl against India Capitals in the final of the Legends League Cricket 2022 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
Here are the Highlights of the 2022 Legends League Cricket final between India Capitals vs Bhilwara Kings from the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur
23:35 - CAPITALS WIN SECOND SEASON OF LLC!
That's it. It's all over. Capitals beat Kings by 104 runs to win the second edition of the LLC.
23:07 - ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST!
Pankaj Singh lands another blow! Capitals are just two wickets away from a comprehensive win.
22:58 - CAPITALS ON TOP!
Kings lose both Watson and Pathan in quick succession.Capitals are now in complete control of the proceedings.
22:45 - OUT!
Taken at covers! Karia departs after a brisk knock. Kings go four down and Capitals are now in control.
22:39 - FOUR RUNS!
Excellent shot from Karia! They need more boundaries as the run-rate continues to mount.
22:09 - Hits straight to short midwicket!
Gone! Porterfiled has to depart. Excellent bowling from Suyal.
22:03 - Stand and deliver!
Watson is up and running. Two boundaries for him already. Johnson seems disappointed.
21:58 - Cracking shot!
Hit down the ground. Van Wyk will get four runs.
21:39 PM - We are back!
And we are underway with the Kings' chase. They need 212 with Porterfield and Van Wyk in the middle. Johnson has the new ball in his hands.
21:27 PM - Nurse adds the finishing touches!
End of the innings. Ross Taylor (82) and Mitchell Johnson's (62) partnership helps Capitals to reach 211/7. Ashley Nurse with some crucial runs in the end. He remains unbeaten on 42 off 19.
21:22 PM - What a shot! Nurse on fire
What a cameo this is proving to be from Nurse. Capitals are going big in this final. Nurse on 40 off 18.
21:03 PM - Taken at short midwicket!
Taylor's explosive knock comes to an end. He falls on 82 but the damage has been done already.
20:57 PM - OUT!
Excellent knock from Johnson comes to an end. He goes after a fine 62.
20:38 PM - Going Going Gone!
Ross Taylor just loves batting in Jaipur. The former Rajasthan Royals man with a biggie.
20:30 PM - FIFTY UP FOR TAYLOR!
Third consecutive fifty for Taylor.Just 31 balls to reach the mark. Excellent knock under pressure from the former Kiwi star.
20:11 PM - Into the stands from Taylor!
That has been hit hardly and it goes all the way for a six. Taylor on the charge for the Capitals.
19:44 PM - Wrapped on the pads and gone!
Ramdin departs. Another wicket for Rahul Sharma. Excellent bowling from the Kings' spinners.
19:41 PM - BOWLED HIM!
Masakadza comes down the track but misses the ball completely. Rahul Sharma rattles his stumps.
19:36 PM - STUMPED!
Gamhir misses the flight on the ball and it's an easy stumping for the keeper Van Wyk. Panesar comes back strongly.
19: 33 PM - Capitals are off and running!
Panesar goes short and wide, allows Gambhir to make room. He cuts it past point for a boundary.
19:16 PM - Here's how both teams line-up
India Capitals Squad:Gautam Gambhir (c), Dwayne Smith, Hamilton Masakadza, Ross Taylor, Denesh Ramdin(w), Ashley Nurse, Mitchell Johnson, Pankaj Singh, Pravin Tambe, Pawan Suyal, Praveen Gupta
Bhilwara Kings Squad:William Porterfield, Morne van Wyk(w), Shane Watson, Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan(c), Jesal Karia, Monty Panesar, S Sreesanth, Rahul Sharma, Dhamika Prasad, Tino Best
19:11 PM - Bhilwara Kings win toss!
Bhilwara Kings captain Irfan Pathan wins the toss and opts to bowl first vs India Capitals in the final.