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Devon Conway hits the first fifty in MLC Inaugural Season

In the Inaugural match of Major League Cricket 2023 between TSK and LAKR, Devon Conway hits the first fifty in MLC to make his team score 181 in 20 overs.

Devon Conway hits the first fifty in MLC

Los Angeles Knight Rides is scheduled to play against Texas Super Kings in the opening ceremony of the MLC at Grand Prairie Stadium in Dallas. Sunil Narine led Knight Riders while former South African Captain Faf du Plessis will be captaining Texas super kings.

Texas Super Kings defeated LA Knight Riders by 69 runs in the MLC’s first game and moves to the top position in MLC 2023 points table. Texas started their innings where Devon Conway made his first fifty as he scored 55 runs in 37 balls including 7 fours and 1 six.

David Miller was the stand-out performer scoring 61 runs out of 42 deliveries which included 2 fours and 4 sixes.  Mitchell Santner contributed a quickfire 21 runs off 14 deliveries.  By the end of 20 overs, Texas Super Kings score 181 runs.

Devon Conway
Devon Conway

Chasing a target of 182 runs, LAKR were bowled out for 112 in 14 overs. Andre Russell showed some resistance with an impressive knock of 55 runs off 34 balls, which included 7 fours and 3 sixes.

Jaskaran Malhotra also played a handy knock, contributing 22 runs off 11 deliveries. Meanwhile, Mohammad Mohsin bagged a four-wicket haul for TSK. For LAKR, Lockie Ferguson and Ali Khan took two wickets each.

By Andre Russel Sendoff from the field, Knight Riders Corne Dry, Adam Zampa, Lockie Ferguson, and Sunil Narine fall of wickets in the hands of Mohammad Mohsin had cleared the path of victory for Super Kings.  Rusty Theron and Gerald Coetzee also performed well, picking up 2 wickets each.

Devon Conway’s records in IPL

Devon Conway has played 23 matches to date in his IPL career and has scored 924 runs, with an average of 48.63. Devon Conway has hit 99 fours and 30 sixes in his IPL career.

Devon Conway was an impressive player in IPL 2023 with 672 runs in 16 games at an average of 51.69 and a strike rate of 139.70, with six half-centuries. His highest score in the IPL is 92 runs.

Conway showcased his ability to consistently contribute with the bat with his performance in this IPL. The CSK opener was also the player of the match in the finals for his smashing 47 off 25 against GT.

Conway opened the batting with Ruturaj Gaikwad in this year’s edition. Both had memorable seasons as CSK lifted the title. Opening batter Devon Conway has become Chennai Super Kings’ second-highest scorer in a single Indian Premier League season.

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