Super Sixers claim historical win in DPL final
By : Mohammad Iqbal
Kupwara, 11 July: What was expected to be a nail biting contest between Sixers and Player’s 11 Maidanpora , given that both teams were equally equipped with batting , bowling and fielding ended up being a one sided game with the Sixers emerging as dominant during the entire contest.
The pace of Super Sixers was challenged by the opening batsman, Mahraj Butt, but his innings couldn’t flourish long enough and was sent back to pavilion at the score of 32 runs leaving his team in a lurch.
It was then Murtaza who came to bat and challenged the pace of Sixers, he hit some good shots before he was caught while trying to fiddle with an outside off delivery.
In the end, Players 11 Maidanpora set a target of 112 runs for the Sixers.
Sixers made an impressive start with its opening batsmen scoring 18 runs of the first over.
Mehraj –u- din clinched the first wicket of Sixers in the form of Farhat who was scoring runs very quickly.
Zameer who was silent with his bat on the other side took the responsibility and his bat started minting runs in a quick session. He was helped by Umer on the other end who also powered some huge sixes to complete the set target.