Indian Ambassador's XI lift SAARC UAE Exchange Xpress Money Cup 2009 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium Abu Dhabi.
In the exciting finals, in which Pakistan Ambassador's XI batted first, they scored 166 runs in the alloted 15 overs. Kashif Butt, who was consistant throughout this tournament scored 39 runs and Razik Khan scored 55 in quick time. For India XI, Jayaprakash was the pick of the bowlers and returned with match figures of 2-24. It was Naeemuddin's turn then for Indian Ambassador's XI with some hard hits over the fence for his 61 not out. His overall performance with bat and ball earned him the Man of the Match award and India XI reached the target easily with 3 balls remaining.
A few interesting moments from the evening.
Kapil Dev enjoying the match with Indian Ambassadro HE Talmiz Ahmed
Padmashri Dr. B. R. Shetty enjoying the match with Ambassador of Sri Lanka
Gujarati dance programme by children held between the matches.
Finals between Indian Ambassador's XI and Pakistan Ambassador's XI in progress.