Sharjah Warriors and Gulf Giants locked horns in the final game of the league stages. It was a must-win match for the Sharjah Warriors to qualify for the Warriors. But, they suffered a heavy defeat, which ended their journey in the league. Keep reading to discover how the market shapes up after this game.
Match 30: Sharjah Warriors vs. Gulf Giants
Gulf Giants 166 for 3 (Kohler-Cadmore 33, Wiese 5/20(↑35%)) beat Sharjah Warriors 107 all out (Kohler-Cadmore 33, Stoinis 18 & 1/16) by 7 wickets.
After being invited to bat, Sharjah were struggling to get going as they lost Rahmanullah Gurbaz in the third over. Then, Tom Kohler-Cadmore hammered 33 runs in just 19 balls to transfer the pressure back on the bowling side. But after his dismissal at the score of 42, things went pear-shaped for the Warriors.
They lost 3 wickets for 24 runs, and then 3 more batters were dismissed for just 1 run to leave them reeling at 67 for 7. It was David Wiese(↑35%) who caused this havoc with a spell of 5 for 20 in 4 overs. SW were all out for 107, and their qualification chances looked bleak.
The Giants started with a 32-run partnership in pursuit of a low target. After the fall of the first wicket, James Vince and Colin de Grandhomme stood together for 50 runs. The former scored 27 while the latter managed 35 runs. The Gulf Giants secured an easy win to finish the league stages at the top of the tournament and send the Sharjah Warriors home.
David Wiese became Sportiqo’s most valuable player on the final day of the league stages. He grabbed 35 SportiScore points after bowling a destructive spell of 5 for 20 in 4 overs. Chris Woakes was dismissed for a second-ball duck, giving him -7 bowling points. But he picked 11 batting points as his 3 overs went for just 15 runs. So, he got 4 SportiScores at the end.
Here are the performances and SportiScores earned by 3 top players on the last day of the league stages:
Player Performance SportiScores Earned
David Wiese 5/20 35
Chris Woakes 0(2) & 0/15 4
Mohammad Nabi 21(20) & 0/21 -13.5
David Wiese’s price went up by 33.05 SPQs on Sunday. Chris Woakes value was declined by 6.7 SPQs and Mohammed Nabi’s price crashed down by a margin of 24.1 SPQs.
Let’s see the major price changes in the players’ value after the final match before the playoffs:
Player SportiScores 05 Feb Price 06 Feb Price % Change Cumulative SPQs Earned
David Wiese 35 95.55 128.6045 35% 119.15
Chris Woakes 4 98.8 92.1 -7% 92.1
Mohammad Nabi -13.5 34.65 10.55 -70% 10.55