Finland – Khukuri Cricket Club defeated Club 8848 by six wickets to clinch the title in the final of the Sevenzer League 2016 played at Herttoniemen Liikuntapuisto, Helsinki in August 27, 2016.
Club 8848 won the toss and elected to bat first. They managed to score 64 runs in 7 overs losing 5 wickets. During the chase, Khukuri Cricket Club scored 65 in 4.5 overs with 6 wickets remaining.
Sevenzer league is the most exciting and the shortest format of cricket that happens every year with the aim of enlarging the cricket community in Finland. The name Sevenzer is based on the format of the game which consists of 7 overs and 7 players.
There were 11 teams – Club 8848, Cric Hunters Koivukylä, Nordic Warriors, Direct to Field, Club 8848 A, Deurali Cricket Club, Friends United, Nepal Helsinki Cricket Club, The Cricket Club, Khukuri Cricket Club and Khukuri Cricket Club A in the 2016 edition.
Nepal Cricket Club Ry – Everest 8848 organized the Sevenzer League Cricket (SLC) for the third time in row. The first edition of the Sevenzer League was held in 2014 and 9 teams participated the event.
The event was partially sponsored and supported by Ravintola Basecamp. Mr. Jyoti Kharel, the chief guest (owner of Ravintola Basecamp) for the event distributed prizes and awards during the presentation ceremony.
Sangeet Sharma from Ravintola Mero Nepal sponsored the event by providing catering facilities.