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ASIA CUP IN BARCELONA 2017
 
18th July 2017

Pakistan were the inaugural winners of the Asia Cup played in Barcelona last weekend.

The first match took place at nine am in the morning and was the mouthwatering clash between India and Pakistan.

First blood went to India who comfortably beat Pakistan by seven wickets. Pakistan then went onto win a must win game when the beat Bangladesh by 58 runs.

This ensured the final group game had numerous permatations with all three clubs still vying for a place in the evening final.

However, another loss for Bangladesh by five wickets opened the door for Pakistan to contest the final with India.

The final was a very close affair going down to the wire. Pakistan eventually won the thrilling contest with a two wicket victory.

India made 151 runs in 18 overs with Pakistan chased it down in the last over. Ali Hassan was the man of the match in the final whilst Khawar Shah was the top bowler and Kuldeep Karan the top batsmen.

More than 500 people visited the event and over 350 tickets were sold in the raffle to win a CA10000 Plus Bat that was won by Mr Imitiaz Arif of Eagles Cricket Club.

Congratulations to all on a fantastic effort and tournament. Below is Imitiaz with his new bat ..

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