Sultan Sports locked horns against Young Strikers in the final match of New Year Cup 2016 at Rajput Gymkhana Cricket Ground, Khera Garhi, Delhi. Batting first, Sultan Sports posted a defendable target of 185-9 in 35 overs. Devashish Anand’s brilliant half century (51 runs) accompanied with skipper Brij Bhushan’s knock of 41 runs helped Sultan Sports cross the 180-run mark. Ankit, Ajay and Rohit picked up two wickets apiece for the Young Strikers.
In reply, Young Strikers had to chase the total scoring slightly over a 5-runs in an over. Ankit was the top scorer for Young Strikers as he made a brilliant 60. Gourav Kataria was the other batsman who chipped in scoring 35 runs. Sultan Sports bowled well and restricted Young Strikers to 174-8, thus losing the match by 11 runs. Ubed Khan bowled a magical spell as he grabbed 4-25 in his seven overs. Sultan Sports had outperformed Young Strikers and went on to win the New Year Cup tournament. Ubed Khan was awarded with the Man of the Match prize for his excellent bowling efforts. Brij Bhushan of Sultan Sports was bestowed with the Man of the Series award.
The other honours that were rendered were; best bowler to Khushnood Ziya, best fielder Vimal Routela, best batsman Gourav Kataria and best player Ankit.