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65/7 (10)
61/3 (10)
MR won by 4 runs.
Player of the match: Muhammad Ihsan
 
That's all we've got for you from this match as my partner, Bala and I, Sudheer are signing off but do stay tuned to Sportskeeda for more updates from across the globe. Cheers and have fun!
What a finish we've had here in this match. Hira Sabadell were looking like they had control on the game right through out the innings but the pressure in the final couple of overs have just turned it around for Montcada Royal as they win the game by 4 runs. Credit must be given to Muhammad Ihsan who kept his cool and bowled an outstanding final over against Bakhtair Khalid who was the only one could have done it for Hira Sabadell.

Hira Sabadell had a sedate start inside the powerplay scoring at less than 6 runs per over. Both the openers got dismissed early on in the innings and that brough Bakhtair Khalid and Ikram Ul Haq together. They tried to keep the scoreboard ticking in the middle overs but could find boundaries that really shot the required rate over 8 runs per over in the final overs. They had a good penultimate over scoring 9 runs but failed to score 7 runs from the final over handing a thrilling victory to Montcada Royal.

Montcada Royal bowlers maintained discipline in this game with the ball as they didn't concede too many extras and bowled tight lines to the opposition batters. Arif Majeed started off well inside the powerplay giving just 7 runs in his two overs besides picking a wicket. Sarfraz Anwar was the other wicket taker for Montcada. Other bowlers, though couldn't pick wickets, maintained pressure with a single minded approach of giving no easy runs to the batters. Muhammad Ihsan was the star in the final over by defending 6 runs for his team and helping his team register their 2nd win in the tournament. 
10
overs
61 /3 score
1
1lb
W
0
0
0
runs
cricket bat icon Bakhtair khalid *
23 (20)
cricket bat icon Ikram Ul Haq
21 (25)
cricket ball icon Muhammad Ihsan
0 /8
9.6 Muhammad Ihsan to Bakhtair Khalid, AND AGAIN! NOT CALLED A WIDE! IHSAN HAS DONE IT! WOW! What a thriller we have seen! Dug short again and just inside the tramline, this time he takes pace off as Khalid steps out and reaches out for a slash. He is too early on the shot though as the ball lobs over to the keeper past his blade and the umpire deems the line to be fine, much to Khalid's bemusement. It was a fair call though and at the end of it all, Montcada Royal win by 4 runs!
9.5 Muhammad Ihsan to Bakhtair Khalid, BEATEN AGAIN! GOODNESS ME! Dug into a short length and rising on the batter in the corridor, Khalid backs away and throws everything at it for a slash over point but once again, the ball beats him through to the keeper.
9.4 Muhammad Ihsan to Bakhtair Khalid, WELL BOWLED! Dug into a hard length outside off, Khalid stands tall to slash it over backward point but he fails to ride the bounce on this occasion. Nerves all around!
Anwar ul Haq comes to the crease.

Absolute scenes in the middle out there as both the teams are not looking to give an inch to the opposition. 5 runs needed from 3 balls.
9.3 Muhammad Ihsan to Ikram Ul Haq, RUN OUT AT BOTH ENDS! GOODNESS ME! Dug short outside off, Ikram backs away for a pull around the corner as the extra tennis ball bounce ensures it bounces over his blade to the keeper. Khalid hares across and pulls his partner through as the keeper races towards the stumps and removes the bails (a la Dhoni in 2016). He then fires a throw at the bowler's end to catch Ikram well short of his ground.

The TV umpire confirms that Khalid made it home first up so Ikram it is who will have to depart!
9.2 Muhammad Ihsan to Bakhtair Khalid, follows the batter charging down the track and making room outside leg with a dipping full toss that pins him on the pad past his heave. The ball drops square on the leg-side for the batters to run a quick leg bye.
9.1 Muhammad Ihsan to Ikram Ul Haq, full and dipping on the fourth-stump line, Ikram backs away and drags it onto his pad before the ball drops into the pitch beside him. The batters race across the pitch for a single.
Muhammad Ihsan to bowl the final over of the innings.

9 runs came off that over and now Hira Sabadell need 7 to win from 6 balls. Khalid has played a excellent cameo here for his team and will look to finish things off.
9
overs
59 /2 score
1
1
0
1
6
1
runs
cricket bat icon Bakhtair khalid *
23 (16)
cricket bat icon Ikram Ul Haq
20 (23)
cricket ball icon Sarfraz Anwar
1 /19
8.6 Sarfraz Anwar to Bakhtair Khalid, steps down the track again before swinging this full one on the leg-stump over mid-wicket and into the deep before the batters scamper back and make their ground to complete a brace...until the umpire signals a short run! OH DEAR! Will this prove to be costly?
8.5 Sarfraz Anwar to Bakhtair Khalid, SIX! FINALLY! BIG, BIG MOMENT THIS! Steps down the track to the pitch of this flighted full one outside off and powers it with disdain over wide mid-off to send it way back over the ropes.
8.4 Sarfraz Anwar to Ikram Ul Haq, fuller and quicker outside off, Ikram reaches forward and smears it over the off-side before the sweeper cover fielder picks up to keep it down to one.
8.3 Sarfraz Anwar to Ikram Ul Haq, OOH! Spins away off a length outside off, Ikram has a big swing at it only for the ball to rip past the edge.
8.2 Sarfraz Anwar to Bakhtair Khalid, short in length outside off, Khalid backs away to clonk it straight over the bowler's head and into the deep. Just another single!
8.1 Sarfraz Anwar to Ikram Ul Haq, dragged down on off, Ikram rocks back for a pull that is collected on the bounce by deep square leg. Single taken!
Sarfraz Anwar, left arm spin, to bowl the penultimate over.

Hira Sabadell manage to squeeze 8 runs from that over and still they need 16 from the final couple of overs. This seems like it will go down to the wire.
8
overs
49 /2 score
2
0
1w
1
0
1
2
runs
cricket bat icon Bakhtair khalid *
15 (13)
cricket bat icon Ikram Ul Haq
18 (20)
cricket ball icon Ibrar Hussain
0 /13