Oswestry’s Joe Clarke got off to a winning start on his Abu Dhabi T10 debut.
Clarke was signed by Team Abu Dhabi for the franchise competition, which runs until February 6.
In his sides opening game yesterday, TAD restricted Deccan Gladiators to 98/4 from their allotted overs.
TAD’s reply got off to a bad start with big hitting superstar Chris Gayle losing his wicket for just four.
Former England man and TAD skipper Luke Wright got his side back on track before he was run out for 25.
Clarke second top scored with 21 and TAD managed to steer themselves home with two balls to go, to secure a six wicket opening victory.
The former Oswestry batsman will be back in action today as his side take on Qalanders before they face Pune Devils tomorrow.