“It’s Stuff Of Dreams”: Sikandar Raza After Leading Dubai Capitals To Victory vs Desert Vipers

Feb 11, 2024

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Sikandar Raza was in his best form as Dubai Capitals registered a crucial win over Desert Vipers in the ILT20 clash at the Dubai International Stadium. Chasing the target of 171 runs to win, Raza hit a six on the last ball of the match to take his team ahead in the race for the playoffs. Talking about the moment he won his team the match, the Zimbabwean all-rounder said, “It's the stuff of dreams. From my point of view, we needed this win to stay in the competition. And a win like that means something.” Keeps.” There is a long way to go in boosting our confidence. It has suddenly given us confidence that we can win from any situation. We are confident that we can make it to the semi-finals. Going into the game against MI Emirates, we have a chance to stay in the hunt for the playoffs because of this win.”

Raza also revealed his thoughts during such a difficult moment in the tie, “When 2 balls were left, and we needed 6 runs to win, I just wanted to put the ball through extra cover, but Ali Naseer Bowled a nice slow ball that bounced at me, which I missed. From there, it was just do or die, with my back against the wall. In that situation, I decided to give it my best.”

UAE's young bowler Ali Naseer, who was hit for a six on the last ball of the match, was inspired by Raza, “I feel sorry for that young lad too. My advice to him is that we have all been in that situation.” Our cricketing career. It is an act of great courage to bowl the last over of the match at just 19 years of age. Keep your head held high brother, you have a great future ahead of you.”

Dubai Capitals' final game of the league stage is against MI Emirates on Saturday, February 10, as they look to make the playoffs.

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