Fort Lauderdale, FL – December 16, 2023
In a display of power-packed cricket, the Kingsmen secured their place in the US Open Cricket 2023 Final by defeating the Dallas All Stars in a thrilling Qualifier 2 match held at Central Broward Regional Park.
The toss saw Dallas All Stars opt to field, hoping to capitalize on early breakthroughs. However, the Kingsmen’s top-order batsmen had other plans. Sharjeel Khan’s explosive 34 and Milind Kumar’s authoritative 43 propelled the Kingsmen to a formidable total of 118/3 in their 10 overs.
Dallas All Stars, in response, faced a daunting task of chasing down 119 runs. However, the Kingsmen’s bowlers proved to be a formidable force. Waqas Maqsood and Harmeet Singh led the attack, taking crucial wickets and restricting Dallas to a meager 67 runs.
The standout performer of the match was undoubtedly Milind Kumar, who not only anchored the Kingsmen’s batting innings but also showcased his prowess with the ball, finishing with figures of 3 wickets for 9 runs. His all-round brilliance earned him the Man of the Match award.
With this convincing 51-run victory, the Kingsmen have booked their place in the US Open Cricket 2023 Final, where they will look to continue their impressive form and lift the championship trophy. The cricketing fraternity eagerly awaits the final showdown to see if the Kingsmen can maintain their dominance in the tournament.