St Moritz (February 09, 2018): Afridi-led Royals stunned Sehwag’s Diamond on Friday in second and final T20 on Ice-Alps of Switzerland.
Sehwag-led Diamonds’set a healthy total of 205 runs for 5 wickets wherein Australian veteran former all-rounder Andrew Symonds contributed 67*, Muhammad Kaif 57 and skipper Sehwag scored 46 runs. Abdul Razzaq once again shined with bowl by grabbing 3 wickets, he had sent 4 players to the pavilion in the 1st match.In chasing the huge total Royals showed their protocol and chased the score with 3.2 overs remaining.
South African former all-rounder stole the show by hitting 90* runs in 37 balls as Graeme Smith and Owais Shah contributed 58 and 43* runs in chasing the total, Zaheer Khan took 1 wicket for Diamonds.
Indian star opening batsman Virender Sehwag lead Badrutt’s Palace Diamonds in both friendly matches against Shahid Khan Afridi’s Royals.All the stars entertained swiss fans and they themselves enjoyed the experience of playing on Ice for the first time. Former players witnessed throwing ice on each other during the tour.
Both the matches were high scoring, Afridi XI won all. These matches were played to promote cricket in the areas where it has not been played at large. Switzerland is football dominated country.