In the first season of Major League Cricket (MLC), the Mumbai Indians New York team won the title by defeating the Seattle Orcas by 7 wickets in the final match. Chasing a target of 184 runs in the final, MI New York team captain Nicholas Pooran hit an unbeaten 137 on 55 balls to give the team an easy win. The MI New York side achieved this goal with the loss of 3 wickets in just 16 overs.
When the Mumbai Indians New York team started chasing the goal, they did not get off to a good start. The first blow for the team was given by Steven Taylor with zero in the first over of the inning. After this, captain Nicholas Pooran, who came out to bat at number 3, made his intentions clear as soon as he arrived. Nicholas Pooran, who continually scored aggressively from one winger, took the team’s score to 80 runs at the end of 6 overs.
Nicholas Pooran continued to attack the Seattle Orcas bowlers from one end. Pooran shared a partnership of 75 runs in 44 balls for the third wicket with Dewald Brewis. MI New York took the third hit in this match with a score of 137 from Brewis, who sat out after scoring 20 runs. Following this, Nicholas Puran returned after completing his century and winning the team. Puran’s bat saw an unbeaten innings of 137 runs off 55 balls aided by 10 fours and 13 sixes.
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Speaking of the Seattle Orcas innings in the final match, Quinton de Kock’s batting saw a brilliant innings of 87 runs off 52 balls, which included 9 fours and 4 sixes. Apart from this, Shubham Ranjane scored 29 runs. Bowling for MI New York, Trent Boult took 3 wickets for 34 runs in 4 overs while Rashid Khan took 3 wickets for just 9 runs in 4 overs.