Hindukush Strikers win Green Afghanistan One Day Cup
Hindukush Strikers were crowned Green Afghanistan One-Day Cup champions after beating Pamir Legends in the final match on Friday.
Batting first after winning the toss at Khost Cricket Stadium, Pamir Legends posted 172-4 in 39 overs before bad weather stopped play.
The revised target for the Strikers was 204 runs in 33 overs (DLS method) and they chased it down by three wickets with four balls to spare.
Ibrahim Zadran (60) and Bahir Shah (55) hit fifties for Hindukush Strikers.
For Pamir Legends, Samiullah Shinwari hit 55 not out, followed by Gulbadin Naib who made 44. Naib also picked up three wickets, the most by a player in the match.
Thousands of cricket fans attended the final. Senior officials of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) including Deputy PM Abdul Salam Hanafi also attended.
The domestic one-day tournament started on May 8, with three teams including also Maiwand Defenders participating.
A total of seven games were played across 12 days.
The teams featured all the available national-level players as they prepare for the upcoming international assignmentsThe post Hindukush Strikers win Green Afghanistan One Day Cup first appeared on Ariana News.
Source: Ariana News