Bhanuka shines with another 50
Bhanuka Rajapaksa continued to shine at the Abu Dhabi T10 series with another match winning half century for Chennai Braves against Northern Warriors on Monday. Rajapaksa who is going strong in the tournament with two half centuries already under his belt, smashed 55 off 23 deliveries which saw four sixes and six fours, to guide Braves to a 10-wicket victory.
Chasing 108 to win, Braves got there in 8.3 overs, with the other opener Mohammad Shahzad scoring 54 off 29. Earlier, opening the inning, Rajapaksa scored 54 off 29 deliveries against team Abu Dhabi, which saw five sixes and three fours, but it came in a losing cause. Against Delhi Bulls he smashed an unbeaten 64 off 31 which saw four sixes and six fours, which guided them to 124 for 2 in their 10 overs, but once again it was in a losing cause as Bulls chased it down.