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KPL 2021 Final: Rawlakot Hawks lift inaugural title

Asif Afridi was awarded the man-of-the-match trophy for his brilliant spell and a successful last over.

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Rawalakot Hawks won the first edition of the Kashmir Premier League (KPL) after beating Muzaffarabad Tigers by seven runs at Muzaffarabad Cricket Stadium on Tuesday.

Tigers elected to ball first after winning the toss and the Hawks posted 169 on the board including a scintillating half-century by Kashif Ali.

The second innings saw a nail-biting contest as the Rawalakot Hawks were left to defend only 10 overs in the last over.

However, the luck was on Shahid Afridi-led Hawks, as Asif Afridi successfully defended 10 runs.

Asif Afridi got three wickets for 22 while Shahid Afridi also dismissed two important players of the Tigers’ top-order.

Check out the Final match scorecards:

 

 

Asif Afridi was awarded the man-of-the-match trophy for his brilliant spell and a successful last over.

The winner Rawlakot Hawks skipper Shahid Afridi said he was proud of his players and staff after the team won the inaugural season of the Kashmir Premier League.

“So proud of my players and staff, one of the most memorable wins for me!” he added,

Afridi said that the KPL was a wonderfully organized event and it has great potential and added, “I’m sure next year will be bigger and better.”

“Special thanks to Pakistan Army for their wonderful support throughout,” he added.

 

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.