Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al Hasan made a winning debut in the T10 Cricket League as his side Kerala Kings registered an eight-wicket win over the Bengal Tigers in Sharjah Thursday.
Asked to bat first, Bengal Tigers posted 86 runs for the loss of one wicket in 10 overs, opener Johnson Charles top-scoring with 33 off 27 balls.
Shakib bowled only one over, conceding just five runs.
In reply, Kerala Kings reached their destination in eight overs, opening batsman Paul Stirling scoring the highest 66 off 27 balls.
90/2 in eight overs (Stirling 66*, Yamin 1/4) beat Bengal Tigers
86/1 in 10 overs (Charles 33, Fletcher 32*) by eight wickets