Bahawalpur PD defeated Karachi PD by 7 wickets in a one-sided contest. Multan defeated Quetta by 4 wickets thanks to Zubair Salem’s devastating bowling of 7 wickets. Muhammad Nauman of the winning team was named Man of the Match for his brilliant performance of 56 runs and Zubair Saleem for 7 wickets.
by: Muhammad Nizam Karachi (Sports Reporter):
Defending champions Bahawalpur PD continued their winning streak by defeating the hosts Karachi PD by seven wickets after an easy and one-sided contest in the first league match of the second phase of the National Physical Disability T20 Cricket Championship, while Multan medium pacers. Zubair Salem’s devastating bowling of 7 wickets for just 9 runs helped Quetta to defeat by 4 wickets. Karachi Bhawalpur won the toss and invited Karachi to bat in the match played at Rashid Latif Cricket Academy Cricket Ground Gulberg on Tuesday in the ongoing National Championship managed by Pakistan Physical Disability Cricket Association.
And Karachi scored 134 runs for the loss of three wickets in 20 overs, on his behalf, Umar Farooq scored 55 runs off 48 balls with the help of three fours and three sixes, while Sadiq Shah scored three fours and two sixes on 25 balls. Scored 35 runs not out. Abid Hussain and Abdul Khaliq took one wicket each for Bahawalpur. During the interval, the chief guest, Sindh Police Cricket Captain Turab Hussain, introduced the two teams while he also watched the match for a while. General Secretary PDC and Auran Tournament Amiruddin Ansari, Regional Head Multan and Bhawalpur Jameel Kamran were also present on this occasion.
In response, Bahawalpur Disabled secured the target by losing three wickets in 16.5 overs. On behalf of the winning team, Mohammad Nauman scored a magnificent half-century of 54 runs off 37 balls with the help of seven fours. Abid Hussain scored 38 runs off 25 balls with the help of four fours while captain Muhammad Shahzad scored 14 runs. Haroon Rasheed took one wicket for Karachi PD. General Secretary Amiuddin Ansari gave Bahawalpur PD Muhammad Nauman and special guest DSP Sindh Polls Javed Malik to Man of the Match Cash Award of 1000 rupees to Multan’s Zubair Saleem.
Nabil Akhtar, Zia Shamim, and Jameel Kamran were also present on this occasion. In the second match, Quetta won the toss and batted first and the whole team scored 114 runs in 19 overs. Jamin Shah scored 68 runs off 35 balls of aggressive batting with the help of five sixes and four fours. Zubair Saleem was the top scorer. He took seven wickets for 9 runs. In response, Multan PD achieved the required target of 115 runs in 14 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. Ghulam Muhammad scored an aggressive 34 runs off 19 balls with the help of seven fours while Abdul Manan scored 20 runs. Ali Bakhsh took three wickets by giving 21 runs.