National T20 Cup: Balochistan defeats Southern Punjab
National T20 Cup: Balochistan won by 7 wickets against Southern Punjab in the seventh match of the National T20 Cup 2021 in Rawalpindi Stadium.
Balochistan has registered its first win of the tournament by chasing a 102-run target in 17.2 overs.
Abdul Wahid Bangalzai scored his first fifty of his T20 career and remained unbeaten on 58 runs off 55 balls by smashing 5 boundaries and a six.
Bismillah Khan also played a good knock by scoring 28 runs off 29 balls.
Earlier, Balochistan won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Balochistan’s Amad Butt and Yasir Shah bagged 3 wickets each to bundle Southern Punjab out for 101 in 17.5 overs.
Umaid Asif took 2 wickets while Kashif Bhatti and Khurram Shahzad nagged a wicket each.
Only three Southern Punjab batters reached double-figures. Zeeshan Ashraf scored 18 runs at the top while skipper Sohaib Maqsood scored 24 runs.
However, it was Southern Punjab’s 3rd consecutive loss in the competition.
Imam-ul-Haq (captain), Bismillah Khan (vice-captain and wicketkeeper), Abdul Wahid Bangalzai, Akbar-ur-Rehman, Akif Javed, Amad Butt, Ayaz Tasawar, Gohar Faiz, Haris Sohail, Jalat Khan, Junaid Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Khurram Shahzad, Mohammad Ibrahim Snr, Umaid Asif and Yasir Shah.
Sohaib Maqsood (captain), Zeeshan Ashraf (vice-captain), Amir Yamin, Azam Khan (wicketkeeper), Dilbar Hussain, Faisal Akram, Hassan Khan, Imran Randhawa, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Ilyas, Naseem Shah, Salman Ali Agha, Tayyab Tahir, Umer Khan, Zain Abbas and Zia-ul-Haq.
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