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Champions League Team of the Tournament announced

18 February 2022

The Melbourne Renegades Champions League Team of the Tournament has been announced for 2021-22.

A team of 11 players, plus a 12th man, has been named following the completion of this year’s tournament – presented by Truck Assist.

Team of the Tournament
Haseeb Qureshi (Pakistan)
Adam Amin (Afghanistan)
Andy Solomons (Sri Lanka)
Humza Ali (Pakistan) – vice-captain
Akshay Kodoth (India) – wicket-keeper
Shakeel Ahmad (Pakistan)
Kamran Murtaza (Afghanistan)
Tej Gandhi (India)
Ejaaz Alavi (Sri Lanka) – captain
Suraj Randiv (Sri Lanka)
Jaskirat Singh (India)
Arosh Janoda (Sri Lanka) – 12th 

Coach: Keith Jansz

Championship-winning Sri Lanka captain Ejaaz Alavi leads the side, which features three of his Sri Lanka teammates –player of the tournament Andy Solomons, former international spinner Suraj Randiv and Arosh Janoda (12th man).

Solomons was the tournament’s leading run scorer, with 181 runs at an average of 60.33 from five matches – including a top score of 115*.

With 11 wickets, Randiv was the tournament’s leading wicket-taker – playing five games and collecting best figures of 5-6.

Runners up, India, have three representatives in the team of the tournament, as do Pakistan – including vice-captain Humza Ali.

Ali was the tournament’s second-highest run-scorer, with Haseeb Qureshi (Pakistan) and Akshay Kodoth (India) rounding out the top four run scorers and both earning selection in the team of the tournament.

Afghanistan are represented by two players, while non-finalists Bangladesh and Nepal don’t feature in the side.

Sri Lanka coach Keith Jansz was named the coach of the tournament.

Other awards

Champions: Sri Lanka
Player of the Tournament: Andy Solomons (Sri Lanka)
Coach of the Tournament: Keith Jansz (Sri Lanka)
Player of the Final: Ejaaz Alavi (Sri Lanka)
Leading run-scorer: Andy Solomons (Sri Lanka) – 180 runs
Leading wicket-taker: Suraj Randiv (Sri Lanka) – 11 wickets

The Melbourne Renegades Champions League is a competition that aims to increase the number of South Asian cricketers who progress from recreational cricket to professional cricket in Australia and to showcase the talented South Asian players and match officials living in Victoria.

This was the sixth edition of the tournament, with the 2021-22 competition proudly supported by Truck Assist.

For more information on the Melbourne Renegades Champions League, including scores and statistics, click here.