Riyadh Warriors Yellow emerges champions of RCA T10 event


Nasir Abbasi

— Semifinals and final of RCA T10 Cricket Tournament played in Riyadh at RCA Sports Complex. This tournament is organized by Riyadh Cricket Association (RCA).

In the first semifinal, Kashmir Strikers CC defeated VIP Holidays CC by 4 wickets. VIP Holidays CC posted 111/5. Ijaz Ul Haq added 30, Kamran Hadi 27 and Mudassar Muqtadir 21. Shabir Bhat took 2 wickets. Kashmir Strikers won the match in 9.2 overs thanks to Bilal Wani, who scored 59 off 28 balls. Samiullah Baltistani took 3 wickets. Man of the Match: Bilal Wani.

In the second semifinal, Riyadh Warriors Yellow CC thrashed Baloch Fighters CC by 105 runs. Riyadh Warriors Yellow CC posted 169/1 following a brilliant opening stand of 167 between Nasir Abbasi and Waseem Jutt. Nasir Abbasi remained unbeaten on 78 off 31 balls while Waseem Jutt added 77 off 30 balls. Baloch Fighters were restricted to 64/7. Subhan added 25 and Pervaiz 22. Iftikhar Ali, Saqib Saleem and Abbas Butt took 2 wickets each. Man of the Match: Nasir Abbasi.

In the final, Riyadh Warriors Yellow CC prevailed over Kashmir Strikers CC by 9 wickets in another one-sided affair. Kashmir Strikers managed 96/5. Sameer scored 39 and Mushtaq 25. Saqib Saleem bowled brilliantly for 3/16. Riyadh Warriors Yellow won in 6.4 overs. Nasir Abbasi and Waseem Jutt again started well for Riyadh Warriors Yellow and made the target look easy. Nasir Abbasi scored unbeaten 39 off 16 balls while Waseem Jutt added 30 off 12 balls. After Jutt’s wicket, Syed Adeel continued the momentum and hit 28 off 12 balls. Man of the Match: Saqib Saleem.