In the final of Kashmir Premier League, Shahid Afridi’s Rawla Kot Hawks won the title by defeating Muzaffarabad Tigers.
Playing first in the KPL final, Rawla Kot Hawks gave the Muzaffarabad Tigers a target of 170 runs to win.
Rawla Kot Hawks scored 169 for 7 in the allotted 20 overs, Kashif Ali remained prominent with 54 runs while Bismillah Khan scored 30, Sahibzada Farhan 28, and Umar Amin 23 runs.
RAWALAKOT HAWKS ARE THE WINNERS OF #SRGKPL SEASON 1 🦅🏆🔝
— Kashmir Premier League (Official) (@kpl_20) August 17, 2021
Muhammad Hafeez and Osama Mir of Muzaffarabad Tigers took 2 wickets each.
In reply, the Muzaffarabad team scored only 162 runs in the allotted overs and thus Rawalpindi team won by 7 runs.
Zeeshan Ashraf stood out with 46 runs, Mohammad Hafeez 29, Wasim Jr. 22, and Sohail Tanveer 21 runs. Rawlakot Hawks’ Asif Afridi and Hussain Talat took 3 wickets each while Shahid Afridi took 2 wickets.
The Muzaffarabad Tigers are captained by Mohammad Hafeez while the Rawalpindi Hawks were led by Shahid Afridi.