Live streaming of Aqili final a success

When Danube Lions took on Yogi Group in the final of the Abu Dhabi Cricket Council’s (ADCC) season-opening Al Aqili Ramadan Twenty20 Trophy at the Shaikh Zayed International Cricket Stadium over the weekend, Abu Dhabi made history.

By James Jose

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Published: Tue 30 Jul 2013, 12:25 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 9:00 AM

It was the first time in Abu Dhabi that a domestic cricket final was streamed live on the internet.

The final was viewed on website Apart from a good crowd watching the final at stadium, thousands watched the live stream. Danube Lions won the final by six wickets. The live stream was developed by Alwafaa Group. It is not a first in the UAE though. The first game to be streamed live was the KFC inter-Emirate Twenty20 final between Ibsons and William Hare Abu Dhabi Gymkhana in Sharjah in June. The final was won by Ib

Brief scores

Danube Lions beat Yogi Group by 6 wickets. Yogi Group: 140 for 9 in 20 overs (Shahzad Manna 25, K Jayakishan 40, Zahoor Khan 2 for 19, Rohan Mustafa 3 for 29, Yasir Shah 2 for 25) lost to Danube Lions: 141 for 4 in 16.3 overs (Prakash Braggas 40, Samiullah Younis 41, Yasir Shah 28 n.o. Adnan Mufti 10 n.o., Sandeep Singh 2 for 17).

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