Heriot-Watt continued their dominance among Universities from UAE for the fourth consecutive year, who took part in the Red Bull Campus Cricket UAE Qualifiers to represent the country in the World Finals, to be held in Sri Lanka later this year.
Heriot-Watt defeated Manipal University in the Qualifier finals held at Ajman by 79 runs. After posting a mammoth 201 batting first, Heriot-Watt bowlers including UAE national player, Chirag Suri, bowled out Manipal for only 122.
Chirag Suri emerged as the highest run-getter in the Qualifiers with 202 runs while Jay Joshi won the best bowler of the tournament having picked up 8 wickets for Heriot-Watt.
Imad Mustaq’s whirlwind knock of 104 runs from only 55 deliveries set the tone for Heriot-Watt’s innings while Chirag Suri picked up 3/22 in the bowling innings.