The journey of the victorious team of the T20 World Cup 2009 is not over yet

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they defeated American Franchise Night Riders United by 10 runs in a festival match.

The popularity of the winning team of the T20 World Cup 2009 hasn’t diminished even after 15 years. After winning the mega event, the Pakistani team played a festival match for the first time in the city of Houston, Texas, against the popular franchise Night Riders United, where they were warmly welcomed. Winning the toss at the Mossy Cricket Stadium, Yunus Khan decided to bat, and his team succeeded in scoring 170 runs in 20 overs. Opener Kamran Akmal scored 41, Fawad Alam 48, and Abdul Razzaq played an innings of 57 runs. In the final moments, Shahid Afridi scored a brisk 26 runs.

The World Cup-winning team set a target of 171 runs. In response, the famous batters of America’s franchise Night Riders United adopted an aggressive approach from the beginning. Nauman Anwar and Jess Keran provided a good start and showed enthusiasm in pursuit of the target. Bishnoi showed outstanding performance, scoring 82 runs. Night Riders United’s team could only make 160 runs and lost the match by 10 runs. Abdul Razzaq took three wickets, while Umar Gul took 2 and Mohammad Hafeez took 1 wicket. On this occasion, Yunus Khan said that they are celebrating the 15-year anniversary of the World Cup 2009 in a grand manner.

The organizer and honor of Night Riders United team, Majeed Rizvi, thanked the Pakistan team, saying that the successful tour of Pakistani players in the ICC T20 World Cup will leave a positive impact on the Pakistan team, which will be evident in the biggest clash of the World Cup between Pakistan and India. Players were honored with prizes at the closing ceremony.

Report By : Jafar Hussain

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