ECS Spain, 2024

Pak Barcelona Reigns Supreme in ECS Spain, 2024

Barcelona delivers once again as Pak Barcelona clinches their maiden ECS title.

In a spectacle of cricketing brilliance, Barcelona once again proved its charm as the stage for the exhilarating ECS Spain tournament. Over the course of 98 games, players showcased their prowess, resulting in an electrifying display of skill and sportsmanship.

The numbers speak volumes: a staggering 26,621 runs, 913 wickets, and a record-breaking 22 centuries illuminated the tournament, marking it as one of the most prolific in ECN history. With 1,824 fours and an astonishing 2,326 sixes, the excitement knew no bounds.

In the final showdown, Pak Barcelona emerged triumphant, clinching the coveted trophy against a resilient Men In Blue squad. Batting first, Pak Barcelona set an imposing target of 160 runs in 10 overs, laying the groundwork for an intense battle.

However, the match took an unexpected turn as rain interrupted play during the second innings, prompting a revised target of 106 runs for Men In Blue within 7 overs. Despite a valiant effort, the target proved insurmountable, securing Pak Barcelona's victory.

Waseem Abbas emerged as the linchpin of Pak Barcelona's success, earning the title of Most Valuable Player (MVP) for his stellar performance. With an impressive tally of 1,053 runs, including four centuries, and a remarkable 129 sixes, Abbas's contribution was indispensable in securing the championship. In the process, he also became only the second player to aggregate over a thousand runs in an event after Hamza Saleem Dar

Additionally, the tournament witnessed notable milestones, including Magic Badalona's Bilal Hassan leading the wicket-taking charts with 21 dismissals. Furthermore, cricket aficionados were treated to a memorable debut commentary stint by Georgie Parker, adding an extra layer of excitement to the event.

Moreover, a captivating documentary by Diana Oros showcased the invaluable contributions of Roberto, the dedicated groundsman at the Montjuic Olympic Ground, highlighting the unsung heroes behind the scenes.

As the curtains draw on ECS Spain, the legacy of cricketing excellence continues to thrive, leaving fans eagerly anticipating the next chapter in the ECN saga - European Cricket League 2024!

Enjoy some of the snapshots from ECS Spain, 2024: