The two city rivals produced an entertaining days cricket but it was United who went home with the derby “bragging rights” this time round.
Madrid won the toss and elected to bat first. They posted a reasonable score of 186 all out, finally succumbing to the United bowlers in the 40th over.
S. Awan top scored with a fine half century, whilst Adam Langhans also made a major contribution with 43 runs. For the visitors Babar took three for twenty and Shazad bagged two wickets for just 38 runs.
In reply, United struggled to chase down the total as the match swung to and fro in favour of both sides. United eventually claimed the victory with just one wicket to spare, finally chasing down the total in the 35th over. Sunil and Shahid took three wickets each in the losing cause for Madrid.
Madrid United 187 for 9 beat Madrid 186 all out by 1 wicket.