NY Superstar Strikers Win Comfortably Against Dubai Giants in LCT.

New York Superstar Strikers kicked off their Legends Cricket Trophy 2024 campaign with a comfortable win against Dubai Giants defeating the Harbhajan Singh led side in a rain affected match.
The tournament opener, which involved a high-octane clash between Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh, saw the latter leading his side in game which was disrupted due to rain and was reduced to 9 overs per side.
Dubai Giants won the toss and skipper Harbhajan Singh opted to bowl first. While local stars Suranga Lakmal and Seekkuge Prasanna struck early to get rid of the Dubai Giants opener, NY Superstar Strikers soon steadied their ship.
NY Superstar Strikers skipper Yuvraj Singh rolled back the years with a fiery knock of 28 off 16 deliveries, that saw two six huge sixes of Prasanna in the same over.
Later, it was Alviro Peterson’s unbeaten 22 and Daniel Christian’s quickfire 18 off 9 deliveries, that helped NY Superstar Strikers post 85-4 off 9 overs.
Coming on to chase, Dubai Giants had a task cut out for them. The likes of Asela Gunaratne, Rahul Sharma, and Isuru Udana combined to delivered tight bowling spells that made things further difficult for the Harbhajan Singh-led side, as they fell short by 21 runs, despite a late salvo from Saurabh Tiwary.
Brief Scores:
New York Superstar Strikers: 85-4 in nine overs (Yuvraj Singh – 28 off 16; Alviro Peterson – 22 off 18)

Dubai Giants: 64-3 in nine overs (Saurabh Tiwary – 36 off 16)

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