ILT20 Match 3 Review: Abu Dhabi Knight Riders Secure Convincing Victory over Desert Vipers in ILT20 Clash

In a thrilling encounter at Dubai International Stadium on January 21, 2024, ILT20 Match 3 Review the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders showcased exceptional cricketing prowess, securing a convincing 6-wicket victory against the Desert Vipers in the 3rd match of the International League T20.

Match Date & Venue:

  • Date: January 21, 2024
  • Venue: Dubai International Stadium (DSC)

Teams and Scores

  • Desert Vipers: 164/8
  • Abu Dhabi Knight Riders: 166/4 (17.4/20 ov, Target: 165)


  • Abu Dhabi Knight Riders won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
ILT20 Match 3 Review

Match Summary:

The match witnessed a spirited performance from both teams, with Desert Vipers posting a challenging total of 164/8 in their 20 overs. However, the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders displayed resilience, successfully chasing down the target with 6 wickets in hand and 14 balls to spare.

Player of the Match:

Andries Gous, with his exceptional contributions, was awarded the Player of the Match for his unbeaten innings of 95* (50) and two crucial catches.

Player Of the Match

Key Performances:

  • Andries Gous: 95* (50) & 2 catches
  • Abu Dhabi Knight Riders: 166/4

Statistical Overview:

Total Runs330
Wickets Lost12
Overs Bowled37.4

Key Moments:

Gous Unbeaten Knock

  • Andries Gous explosive innings of 95* played a decisive role in the Knight Riders’ successful run chase.

Vipers Battling Performance

  • Desert Vipers, with a total of 164/8, showcased resilience, putting up a competitive score.

Abu Dhabi Bowling Display

  • Abu Dhabi Knight Riders bowlers demonstrated control, limiting the Vipers to 164 runs.

Convincing Victory

  • The Abu Dhabi Knight Riders secured a commanding 6-wicket victory, underlining their strong start in the ILT20.

Post-Match Statements

An outstanding team effort led to this victory. Gous’s innings and our bowlers discipline were instrumental in our success today, commented the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders captain. The Abu Dhabi Knight Riders’ impressive performance in this encounter sets the stage for an exciting ILT20 season, with fans eagerly anticipating their future clashes.