Powell first scored 43 runs after which took two wickets with the ball to make sure the large win for Dubai Capitals on Friday night time.
Man-of-the-match Powel struck three sixes and as many fours in his 29-ball knock He was effectively supported by opener Robin Uthappa (43) and fast knocks of 26 runs every from opener Joe Root and Sikandar Raza as Dubai Capitals posted 187 for six.
In reply, Abu Dhabi Knight Riders may solely handle 114 runs for the lack of 9 wickets.
Powell (2/15), Akif Raja (2/20) and Mujeeb Ur Rahman (2/16) shared six wickets between them for Dubai Capitals.
Opening the innings, Uthappa and Joe Root placed on 35 runs for the primary wicket earlier than the latter fell to Ali Khan, right-arm medium pacer from the US.
Sri Lanka’s star participant Bhanuka Rajapaksa lasted solely 9 balls and scored 9 runs.
On the midway stage, Dubai Capitals had been 62 for two with Powell becoming a member of Uthappa.
Uthappa’s 33-ball cameo, which had three boundaries and two sixes, was delivered to an finish by Sunil Narine within the twelfth over.
Then started the Powell present as he clobbered the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders’ bowlers to each nook of the bottom earlier than departing within the fifteenth over.
Chasing the imposing goal, Abu Dhabi misplaced Colin Ingram early.
Opener Paul Stirling, who received a reprieve within the second over, then pulled Hazrat Luqman for a boundary.
Isuru Udana bowled a good third over freely giving simply seven runs.
Akif Raja put the brakes dismissing Brandon King within the fifth over.
Stirling went about his enterprise as Abu Dhabi reached 71 for 3 after 10 overs.
Abu Dhabi wanted 117 from the final 10 overs and Stirling cashed on his luck to achieve his 50 off36 balls.
Within the twelfth over, Powell struck once more to take away the dangerous-looking Stirling caught by Root at long-on for 54. His knock off 38 balls had 5 boundaries and two sixes.