Zafar, Ahmed and Cottrell lead Vancouver Knights to Canada T20 title

Vancouver Knights beat Cricket West Indies B in the final match.

Fawad Ahmed | Source Getty

Saad Bin Zafar's exceptional performance and Fawad Ahmed brilliant bowling led  Vancouver Knights to win the maiden season of Global Canada T20 League after beating Cricket West Indies B team at  Maple Leaf North-West Ground, King City. 

Sheldon Cottrell grabbed four wickets and Fawad Ahmed picked three wickets to reduce Cricket West Indies B team to a total of 145 in the first innings of the final match.

Vancouver Knights did not have a great start, Chris Gayle and Chadwick Walton were sent off at an early stage. They were reduced to 22 for 3 wickets after four overs. But Saad Bin Zafar and Rassie van der Dussen came up with a very strong partnership for the fourth wicket.

It was totally a team effort from Vancouver Knights as they did really well in both the departments against Cricket West Indies B in the final game of Global T20 league in Canada.

Zafar played an aggressive inning of 79 off 48 deliveries meanwhile his batting partner Dussen played a steady knock of 44 runs to lead their team to win its first ever tournament.

(Inputs from Cricbuzz)

By Kunal Kataria - 16 Jul, 2018

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