Bad happened with this team in front of Dhoni's partner, rain of runs in 6 overs, still did not win, match tied
With the decreasing cases of corona virus around the world, the excitement in cricket is increasing. Along with the Pakistan Super League in UAE, the Vitality Blast T20 tournament has also started in England. On 9 June, there was a wonderful match between Nottinghamshire and Worcestershire. In this match, Worcestershire, under the captaincy of Moeen Ali, scored 152 runs for six wickets while playing first. Then stopped Nottingham from winning and tied the match. In IPL 2021, Moeen Ali, who was a blistering batsman for Chennai Super Kings, did not walk in batting but showed amazing in bowling. At the same time, the team of Nottinghamshire remained away from victory even after scoring 76 runs in six overs.
Nottinghamshire captain Steven Mulaney won the toss and elected to bowl. His bowlers proved the captain's decision right. Due to this, Worcester's three wickets fell for 26 runs. Openers Ricky Wessels (14), Brett d'Oliviera (5) and Moeen Ali (6) were dealt cheaply. In such a situation, Jack Libby took over the innings. He played an innings of 52 runs in 43 balls with the help of three fours. At the same time, number six batsman Ross Whiteley scored 42 runs in 35 balls with two fours and two sixes to take the team beyond 150. Luke Fletcher and Matthew Carter took two wickets each for Nottingham.
Clarke-Hales scored 76 runs in 6 overs
The target of 152 runs was not much on the Worcester pitch. This was proved by Nottingham openers Joe Clarke and Alex Hales. Both made 76 runs for the first wicket within six overs. Clarke scored 45 runs in 21 balls with two fours and four sixes and Hales scored 31 runs in 18 balls with two fours and three sixes. In this way the team was growing like an easy victory. In such a situation, Worcestershire's spin duo Moeen Ali and Ish Sodhi came on the front. Both of them curbed the runs and also took wickets. While Sodhi walked Clarke, Moeen Ali took the wickets of Ben Duckett (6) and Tom Moores (12). While Hales became the victim of Charlie Maurice.
In this way, the score of Nottingham became 85 for three wickets from 76 runs without loss. Even after this, wickets kept falling continuously. Samit Patel (12), Steven Mulani (7) and Luke Fletcher (0) could not do much. Although Peter Trego stood at one end. He played a restrained innings of 35 runs in 38 balls with three fours and leveled the team's score.
Not even 10 runs were scored in the last two overs.
In the last two overs, Nottinghamshire needed 10 runs to win and had five wickets in hand but their batsmen missed the opportunity. Charlie Morris did the 19th over and conceded only five runs. Simultaneously, Captain Mulani was dismissed. The responsibility of the last over was with Jose Tung. He bowled wonderfully and conceded only four runs. Two batsmen were run out to Nottingham in an attempt to score the required runs. In this way Moeen Ali got the lost tie.