In-Picture: Glimpses of the final of Kashmir Super League in Dubai

In-Picture: Glimpses of the final of Kashmir Super League in Dubai

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Rajbagh Royals Clinches KSL-2 in Dubai.
Kashmir Super League season II has received overwhelming response from Kashmiri diaspora in United Arab Emirates and surrounding countries. KSL 2017 started with big bang in Ajman Oval, a beautiful stadium situated 30 kilometers away from Dubai in January.
The sporting extravaganza was started by three young and dynamic Kashmiris Inayat Fazili, Zubair Shah and Imran Malik with the support of other Kashmiris working there.
The first season of the league was also a big success which raised hopes of thousands of Kashmiris living abroad to connect with each other. The league is now turning out to be medium to promote Kashmiri culture and heritage and also to connect with their native roots.
Grand finale of Kashmir Super League – KSL that saw an interesting fight between Razey Kadal Super Hero’s and Rajbagh Royals with latter running away with the cup on March 24. (Photo Credit: Syed Shujaat Bukhari’s Facebook handle)
Razay Kadal SuperHeroes won the toss and elected to bat, scoring 172 for the loss of 3 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. The target was chased down by Rajbagh Royals, losing 4 wickets in pursuit.
Hunderds of Kashmiris had converged at Dubai International stadium to witness the match and celebrate something of their own.
The stadium was packed with Kashmiris expats in the UAE.
The match proceedings began with welcome speech by guest of honor Zareef Ahmad Zareef who was part of a 25-member Kashmiri delegation that arrived Dubai to watch the final match. The delegation comprised of senior journalists, civil society members and businessmen.
A 25-member Kashmiri delegation that arrived Dubai to watch the final match. The delegation comprised of senior journalists, civil society members and businessmen. To felicitate the players and organizers, special trophies were brought from Kashmir by the delegation, representing Kashmir’s art of woodcarving, papier-mâché and copper work.
Rajbagh Royals defeated Razay Kadal Super Heroes in the final of the second edition of Kashmir Super League (KSL) by six wickets to lift the trophy.