Lahore / Rawalpindi: "3 candidates in one place", the tug of battle for the semi-finals within the National T20 Cup reached its climax.
Northern gained the toss and elected to bat first towards Balochistan at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. Ali Imran together with Haider Ali gave the defending champions a 92-run lead. The opener was dismissed for 41 off 22 balls with 4 fours and three sixes. , Sohail Akhtar 1 and Asif Ali three runs.
Haider Ali scored 86 off 50 balls with 5 sixes and eight fours, Hamad Azam was run out for 19, captain Emad Wasim scored one run, Shadab Khan remained unbeaten on 42 off 27 balls. Scored 199 for six, Emad Butt managed to catch 2.
Imam-ul-Haq was run out for 35 in pursuit of the goal, Owais Zia (34) was adopted by Haris Sohail (28), Bismillah Khan Safar, Abdul Wahid 12, Emad Butt eight, Akbar-ur-Rehman 15 and Khurram Shehzad four. Limited to runs, Kashif Bhatti remained unbeaten on 14 and Taj Wali on 6, Balochistan managed to attain 160 runs for eight wickets, Shadab Khan and Muhammad Ismail took 2.2 wickets.
In the second match, Sindh gained the toss and elected to discipline. Southern Punjab misplaced three wickets for eight runs. Zain Abbas (three), Hussain Talat Safar and Shaun Masood (four) have been dismissed. Khushdal Shah and Sohaib Maqsood shared 121 runs. Supported, Khushdal Shah scored 53 off 32 balls, together with 5 fours and three sixes. In the following over, Sohaib Maqsood was dismissed for 67 runs.
He made the rating with the assistance of 6 fours and four sixes off 41 balls, Aamir Yameen contributed 24 runs, Zeeshan Ashraf remained unbeaten on 19 and Zahid Mahmood on 13, Southern Punjab scored 191 runs for six wickets, Danish Aziz three and Sohail Khan 2 wickets. In Sharjeel Khan 1, Saud Shakeel 13 and Azam Khan 14 runs left with Khurram Manzoor, after Sarfraz Ahmed (eight) Khurram Manzoor (49) was run out, Hassan Khan couldn’t open the account, Danish Aziz and Anwar Ali 9, 9, Sohail Khan scored 10 and Mohammad Taha scored 5.
Sindh have been bowled out for 121 in 16.four overs, with Muhammad Ilyas and Zahid Mahmood taking three.three wickets every. Northern, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh have already reached the ultimate 4.
With the defeat of Balochistan yesterday, Central Punjab's hopes of reaching the semi-finals have been maintained. Both the groups scored eight.eight runs whereas the speed of Central is best. Balochistan's final match is towards Southern Punjab on Friday. Will get a spot within the semi-finals.
Failure will elevate the hopes of Southern Punjab, which at present has 6 factors, then the fourth staff will likely be determined by the run fee when the three groups have eight.eight factors, the match between the 2 distinguished groups Northern and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday. To be.