MI Emirates vs Gulf Giants, 4th Match: Nicholas Pooran, Tim David, Fazalhaq Farooqi lead MI Emirates to 18-run win over Gulf Giants

MI Emirates defeated Gulf Giants by 18 runs in the 4th match of the International League T20 at Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.

Batting first after winning the toss, MI Emirates posted 179/5 courtesy fifty from Nicholas Pooran (51 off 28), and smashing 41 off 23 balls by Tim David.

In response, Gulf Giants got off to a good start led by James Vince’s half-century (52 of 43 balls) but were restricted to 161/9. Fazalhaq Farooqi was the pick of the MI Emirates bowlers, taking 4/25 in his 4 overs.

The win takes MI Emirates to 2 wins out of 4 matches in the tournament so far. They will look to build on this performance in upcoming games.