HYDERABADIS IN QATAR GROUP (HIQ GROUP), unveiled their best so far of the extravagant display of well-planned ceremonies witnessed by many people. Friday the 8th of Feb 2019 saw amidst fantastic finals match between the Friends Cricket Club & Mubeer XI Cricket Club at Doha.
An enthralling 9 weeks of cricket played at Doha saw Mubeer XI crowned the winners of CRIC QATAR CHAMPIONS LEAGUE by defeating Friends Cricket Club. A total of 40 teams participated in the tournament split into 8 groups of 5 teams each. The matches were played in league format.
HIQ Group which conducted this tournament on a larger scale, left no stone unturned to make sure that the 9 weeks long extravaganza was a professional venture from the very first ball being bowled. Everything starting from the toss to the playing conditions were of the highest order and the whole setup was fantastically well organised and immersive.
The final match was played between Mubeer XI and Friends Cricket Club. After winning the toss Mubeer XI decided to bat first and were bowled out for 179/10 in 14.5 overs. The main score contributors for Mubeer XI were Rasheed 50 runs and Mohd Salih 29 runs in 8 balls.
Chasing the target Friends Cricket Club were bowled out for 120/10 in 14.4 overs. The top scorer from Friends Cricket Club was Saihool 25 runs and Sarjoon 21 runs. The major attraction of the game was bowling spell of Shabab Thahir who took 4 wickets of Friends Cricket Club by just merely conceding 17 runs in 3 overs.
Mr. Shafeeque of Elite XI was rightfully awarded the best batsman of the tournament for scoring maximum runs in the tournament.
The bowling too saw considerable improvement with a number of bowlers picking up 5 wickets hauls a spectacular achievement considering the fact that a bowler can bowl just maximum 3 overs per match. Shabab Thahir was adjusted best bowler of the tournament for picking 17 wickets in the tournament.
After successfully conducting a big tournament with 40 teams, HIQ Group Chairman Syed Rafi said that our target is to introduce more new teams to the championship in the coming tournaments and it will be conducted on even much better platform. We intend to make CRIC QATAR CHAMPIONS TROPHY bigger, better and the best. He also thanked Mr. Srinivas Gadde the Managing Director of Dana World Contracting Company for sponsoring the tournament.
Mr. Srinivas said that he is always ready to support Syed Rafi as he has full faith & confidence in his abilities in conducting big tournaments and he proved it today by conducting this tournament with much ease and perfection.
Mr. Srinivas Gadde of Dana World Contracting Company congratulated the Winning team and the runners-up and HIQ Group for creating the opportunity for the players to shine at the same time creating a stage for varied sporting personalities to be recognized.
All the dignitaries in their brief speech congratulated and decidedly praised success of the Cric Qatar Champions League efforts by Syed Rafi in providing leadership, direction and parenting requiring nurturing of the Cricket competition and wished to reach its great heights in years to come.
With thunderous applause Mubeer XI captain Mr. Zaharan was called upon the stage to collect the Winner’s Trophy and Runner-up trophy was collected by Friends Cricket Club.
Syed Rafi said that this is one of the rare tournaments in Doha, Qatar where we have LIVE streamed matches. Syed Rafi also thanked his entire HIQ team members for their commitment, hard work, dedication in making sure to make the tournament a outstanding one. The tournament has seen “some spectacular cricket” played on weekdays during the last couple of months.