Cricket

Siddle, Henriques pace Montreal to 1st T20 victory

2018-07-05 06:59
peter siddle, cricket, australia
Peter Siddle (Getty Images)

Toronto - Australians Peter Siddle and Moises Henriques led with bat and ball as the Montreal Tigers secured their first victory of Global T20 Canada tournament with a 15-run win over the Edmonton Royals on Wednesday at Maple Leaf Cricket Club. 

Henriques had 50 runs and Siddle claimed two key wickets for Montreal, which improved to 1-3. Edmonton fell to 1-2 in the six-team standings. 

Edmonton took the field first and quickly dispatched Montreal's opening pair of Dwayne Smith (eight runs) and Sunil Narine (nine). 

The Tigers rallied, and Henriques' half century along with 20 runs from Sikander Raza and 22 from Najibullah Zardan gave Montreal a respectable total of 129-6 through 20 overs. 

Edmonton started strong in its chase of that total, scoring 40 runs through the first six overs while surrendering just one wicket. 

Siddle brought Montreal back into the game with a quick double-strike, getting Agha Salman at 10 runs and Farhaan Behardien on first ball, reducing Edmonton to 40-3. 

Narine claimed a key wicket when New Zealand opener Luke Ronchi (30) was caught by wicket-keeper Khaleel Mohammed. 

Edmonton never recovered, losing its final six wickets for 54 runs and settling for a total of 114 all out in 19.1 overs.

Read more on:    peter siddle  |  cricket

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

The 12-month ban handed down to Steve Smith and David Warner and the 9-month sanction for Cameron Bancroft for their ball-tampering roles, is ...

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.