Vitality Blast: Clarke single-handedly scored a stormy 136 runs, the rest of the team could only make a total of 67 runs


Joe Clarke scored the third T20 century of his career (Signal Image-AFP)

Joe Clarke created a ruckus by scoring 136 runs in 65 balls. He hit 6 fours and 11 sixes in this stormy innings.

New Delhi. Joe Clarke of Nottinghamshire created a ruckus by scoring 136 runs in 65 balls against Northamptonshire in the vitality blast. He hit 6 fours and 11 sixes in this stormy innings. The second best score of Nottinghamshire’s innings was 24 runs, which Peter Trego scored. Clarke alone scored more runs than 8 players. Apart from Clark of Nottinghamshire, the remaining 8 players could only score 67 runs.

Nottinghamshire, who came out to bat first, scored 214 for 7 in the prescribed over on the basis of Clarke’s stormy century. Apart from Clarke, Peter, Alex Hales 14, Samit Patel 11 could only touch double figures. None of the other batsmen could score more than 8 runs.

Clark on one end

Chasing the target, Northamptonshire could make only 200 runs for 7 wickets in the stipulated over and Nottinghamshire won the match by 14 runs. Jack Ball took 3 wickets. Nottinghamshire’s start was not special and on 31 runs, Alex got the first blow. However, Clarke remained at the other end. He made small partnerships with all the other batsmen and handled the innings.Read also:

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Clarke became the victim of Taylor in 19.3 overs. But by then Nottinghamshire had scored a challenging score. During this, Clarke’s strike rate was 209.23. This is Clarke’s third T20 century. In the last 12 months, Clarke scored 725 runs in 21 innings for Nottinghamshire, Perth, Karachi Kings in T20 cricket. In which he scored 60 runs more runs 4 times and 48 runs 6 times.


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