The invincible Lahore Badshahs tasted their first defeat at the Edelweiss 20s Challenge tournament at the hands of the Hyderabad Heroes.
In a thrilling second final of the Edelweiss ICL 20s Challenge, Hyderabad Heroes beat Lahore Badshahs in a heart-stopping bowl out to take the title 2-0 at the Lal Bahadur Stadium.
A close encounter between Hyderabad Heroes and Lahore Badshahs was expected. In the end, Hyderabad Heroes won the Edelweiss 20s Challenge, pocketing Rs 2 crore. Lahore Badshahs ended up runners-up winning a handsome Rs. 1 crore while Chennai Superstars and Kolkata Tigers ended up in third and fourth position pocketing an impressive Rs 75 lakh and Rs 50 lakh respectively.
Naved-ul-Hasan and Ambati Rayudu were jointly declared the Man of the Match pocketing Rs 2 lakhs, a Diamond Ball sponsored by Gitanjali Group and the trophy. While Abdul Razzaq was declared Man of the Series winning Rs 40 lakh and the trophy. Bharatstudent.com, the team sponsor for the Group and the trophy. While Abdul Razzaq was declared Man of the Series winning Rs 40 lakh and the trophy. Bharatstudent.com, the team sponsor for the Hyderabad Heroes also awarded Rs 4 Lakh each to the Best Batsman and Best Bowler of the Challenge respectively.
Brief Scores: Lahore Badshahs 130/9 in 20 overs
Hyderabad Heroes 130 allout in 19.4 overs