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MLC: MI New York suffer huge 94-run loss against Washington Freedom
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MLC: MI New York Suffer Huge 94-run Loss Against Washington Freedom

By IANS News July 17, 2024 • 11:28 AM View: 233
MI New York: Impressive half-centuries by Travis Head and Andries Gous, backed by a dominant bowling performance helped Washington Freedom thrash MI New York by 94 runs in their fifth match of the Major League Cricket 2024 at the Grand Prairie Stadium.

Head scored 54 off 33, while Gous smashed 59 off 48 to power Washington Freedom to 182/5 in 20 overs. Their bowlers then ran riot, skittling MI New York for just 88 runs, securing a commanding victory by 94 runs. With this win, Washington Freedom became the first team to qualify for the Playoffs of the second season, consolidating their lead at the top of the points table with nine points in five matches.

MI New York had a terrible start to their run chase as Washington Freedom bowlers ran riot. They were 25/5 by the end of the Powerplay. Steven Taylor (0 off 3), Monank Patel (4 off 6), Dewald Brevis (2 off 5), Shayan Jahangir (3 off 9) and Nicholas Pooran (4 off 6) had lost their wickets cheaply by the sixth over. Skipper Kieron Pollard (4 off 9) and Rashid Khan (7 off 6) followed them back to the pavilion as by the ninth over MI New York had scored 56/7.

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