Independence cup 2013 has been played between 3 August – 18 August at Monjuic cricket ground , this colourful tournament has a special likeness throught out Spain especially in Catalanya región.
This year 12 teams participated under 4 different groups and each group has three teams. Every team had played 2 pool matches and than 2 best teams from each group forward to next round i.e Quarter finals.
Group A comprised of City Lions CC, Girona CC and Girona Warriors. Group B included Cataluyna CC, Barcelona Eagles and Gracia CC, whilst Group C had Coalesce CC, Cataluyna Tigers and Cataluyna Gymkhana in the mix. Finally group D contained Barcelona CC, Minhaj CC and Santa Coloma CC
After the group stages the quarter finals match up was the following
1 Cataluyna Gymkhana VS Girona CC
2 City Lions CC VS Catalunya Tigers CC
3 Catalunya CC VS Minhaj CC
4 BCN Eagles CC VS Santa Coloma CC
After wonderful and interesting quarter finals following teams qualified for semi – finals
Cataluyna CC VS Cataluyna Gymkhana CC
Cataluyna Tigers CC VS BCN Eagles CC
A first time playing Catalunya tigers CC led by Hafiz Ghulam Sarwar played a wonderful match and chased the target of 129 runs in 19.1 overs.
Khalid of Catalunya Tigers CC played a fast wonderful inning of 50 runs and declared Man of the Match.
Mohammad Adnan Khan
Cataluyna Cricket Association