Srinagar, December 05: Musa’s blistering knock Saturday steered Acron Gladiators to win against Falcons in the ongoing MPL, being played on turf wicket at Mallabagh Ground, here.
Earlier, after winning the toss, Falcons chose to bat first. But this didn’t prove to be a good chocie as they were bundled out on meagre 120 runs with Bilal top-scoring with 25 runs. For Acorn Gladiators, Saleem was the wrecker-in-chief as he conceded mere 6 runs in his quota of 4 by taking a brace.
In reply, Acorn Gladiators chased the total well within 10 overs, invoking a chance of qualifying for the playoffs. Acron batsmen went after Falcons and reached the the target in 7.1 overs, keeping their hopes of qualification alive.
Musa made unbeaten 73 off 27 while and Rayees struck 46 off 15 to see their team through by 9 wickets.