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A Heriot-Watt Dubai cricket team have made a hat-trick of wins in the UAE national qualifiers of the Red Bull Campus Cricket World Finals.

The top team are celebrating after winning their third straight game in the qualifiers of the tournament.

Now they will travel to Sri Lanka and represent the UAE at the World Finals, where they will take on Australia, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, India, Pakistan and South Africa for a chance to be crowned champions.

Speaking about the victory, UAE international Chirag Suri, said: “With this win we are hat-trick heroes. We won Red Bull Campus Cricket thrice and are honoured to represent the UAE in the final in Sri Lanka.

“It was not an easy match but with the right spirit and great players we made it happen."

The group stage in the World Finals of the Red Bull Campus Cricket 2017 is due to take place this week in Colombo.