Chinar Cricket Club defeated Kashmir Stags by four wickets to level the three match Kashmir Peace Trophy series by 1-1 at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Sunday.
Batting first Kashmir Stags scored 178 for the loss of eight wickets in allotted 20 overs. Danish with 63 from 35 balls was highest scorer for them while as Wakeel scored 22 and Sajid 21. For Chinar CC, Nahid took four wicket haul while as Muzafer took two and Ahmad 1.
In reply, Chinar CC achieved the required target in 18.3 overs for the loss of six wickets. Nahid scored unbeaten knock of 54 from 27 balls while as Rameez scored unbeaten 34 from 29. Shabir scored 25 from 15 balls. For Royal Stags, Mohsin took two wickets while as Azhar and usman took one each.
With this win Chinar CC has leveled the three match series. Kashmir Stags had won first match.
Match 1 Detail
In the opening match batting first Chinar CC scored 172 runs for the loss of eight wickets in allotted 20 overs. Naseer with 57 from 41balls, Ali Akbar 26 off 15 and Aadil 23 off 19 were highest scorers for them. For Kashmir Stags, Bilal took three wickets while as Danish took 2 and Azhar took one.
In reply, Kashmir Stags achieved target for the loss of only three wickets in 14.4 overs. It was powerpacked batting show lead by Danish for Stags. Danish remained not on Danish 82 off 52 while as Wakeel scored 56 off 25. Majid scored 13 off 4. For Chinar CC, Shahiq took 2 wickets. With that Kashmir Stags won opening match of the series by seven wickets and took 1-0 lead.
The event is initiative from the group of Kashmir’s living in Saudi Arabia who have come forward to conduct the cricket tournament titled Kashmir Peace Trophy. It is three match T20 series between two teams Kashmir Stags Jeddah and Chinar Cricket Club.
The event is sponsored by Al Safeer Travels Kashmir Emporium & Hotel Royal Hilton.