Twitter Reactions: Dubai Capitals beat MI Emirates as they move up to fourth in the table

Sikandar Raza and Dasun Shanaka were the stars of the night as both the players scored half-centuries and helped the Dubai Capitals chase the target

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In the 29th match of the International League T20, Dubai Capitals faced off against MI Emirates at the Dubai International Stadium. Nicholas Pooran’s kock of 43 off 31 balls and Muhammad Waseem scoring 31 runs at the start of the inning were not enough for the MI Emirates as the Dubai Capitals chased the target quite comfortably as they won the game by seven wickets.

Dan Mousley’s knock of 31 and Lorcan Tucker scoring 21 off 15 balls helped the MI Emirates in putting up a target of 165 runs of the scoreboard. In the second innings, Robin Uthappa provided DC with a decent start as the 37-year-old scored 29 runs off 20 balls.

The stars of the night, however, were Dasun Shanaka and Sikandar Raza. Both the players were instrumental in DC chasing the target in the 19th over. Shanaka scored a fabulous knock of 58 off 36 balls with three sixes and five fours to his name. Raza was not lagging behind as he contributed just as much to the run chase.

Dubai Capitals move upto fourth place in the standings

Sikandar Raza scored 56 runs off 36 balls as well with four sixes and four fours to his name. Both Shanaka and Raza remained not out and helped DC chase the target in just 18.1 overs. After the victory, the Dubai Capitals find themselves in fourth place in the table with nine points in 10 matches, MI Emirates are still one spot above DC despite the loss as they have 11 points after 10 matches.

Dasun Shanaka was named Player of the Match for his fabulous knock that was integral in DC winning the game. 

Here is how Twitter reacted to the Dubai Capital's win:

Thisumi💙💛 (Fan account)@Thisumi101
Half century for Dasun Shanaka 58*(36) with 161 SR 😃✨️ Half century for Raza 56*(36) with 155 SR 🔥🔥 Shanaka and Raza gave a 100+ partnership for the 4th wicket Well played both of them 👏 DCP won against MIE @dasunshanaka1 @SRazaB24 #ILT20
11:04 PM · Feb 05, 2023
Cricket on BT Sportverified@btsportcricket
Finishing it off in style 😎 Dubai Capitals complete a 7 wicket victory over MI Emirates to keep their ILT20 competition hopes alive... All eyes on tomorrow 👀
11:08 PM · Feb 05, 2023
JaayShaan (VaidhyaJayaShankar)@JaayShaan
@Dubai_Capitals won by 7 Wickets. Excellent spell @JakeBall 3/37. What a Performance @SRazaB24 1/29 & 56*(36). Fabulous Knock @dasunshanaka1 58*(36). #DCvMIE #ILT20
11:12 PM · Feb 05, 2023
11:22 PM · Feb 05, 2023
Formidable fifties from Dasun Shanaka and Sikandar Raza helped Dubai Capitals to win over MI Emirates. #SKY11 #ILT20 #Cricket #DubaiCapitals #MIEmirates #YusufPathan #NicholasPooran #DasunShanaka
11:34 PM · Feb 05, 2023
Thimira Navod@ImThimira07
Fabulous knock from Dasun Shanaka! 58* (36) #DubaiCapitals #ILT20 #Dubai
11:55 PM · Feb 05, 2023
Dinesh Sriyantha 🇱🇰@dineshsriyantha
Well played Dasun shanaka ❤️ #ILT20
11:22 PM · Feb 05, 2023
Well played brothers ❤❤ @dasunshanaka1 & @SRazaB24 #ILT20
11:02 PM · Feb 05, 2023

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