ZETA Indian Rising Starz bagged a brilliant cricketing double claiming the BCL Diamond League T20 and BCL Diamond Knockout titles.
In the T20 event, Rising Starz beat Pristine CC by 30 runs.
Batting first, Rising Starz recovered from a wobbly start through Karthik’s half century and reached a challenging 191 for six. Riad claimed two wickets for Prisitne.
In reply, Pristine started well with opener Asim scoring a half century but Karthik wrecked havoc claiming four wickets in his four-over spell for 30 runs.
Pristine were restricted to 161 for eight with Asim (69) the top scorer.
In the Knockout Tournament, Rising Starz beat Awali Gents by 38 runs.
Opener Romy scored a half century to help his team to a healthy 188. Sreejesh was the other main scorer with 36 runs while Shehzad claimed five wickets for the Gents.
In reply, the Gents were restricted to 150 for eight with Ajit (40) and Niket (34) being the main scorers while Joby claimed two wickets for 25 runs for Rising Starz.