In the ninth match of the current National T20 in Rawalpindi, GFS Sindh defeated Baluchistan by 77 runs for the third consecutive victory in the tournament.
In the pursuit of 6 races, the entire Balochistan team accumulated just 98 races. Zahid Mahmood was declared the man of the match for guiding 3 players to the pavilion for 18 races.
Rawalpindi In the ninth match of the National T20 underway in Rawalpindi, GFS Sindh defeated Baluchistan by 77 runs to win the tournament for the third time in a row. Zahid Mahmood was declared Man of the Match for guiding 3 players to the pavilion.
In pursuit of the goal, Baluchistan starters Abdul Wahid Bangalzai and Imam-ul-Haq established an initial 46-run partnership, but middle-order hitters failed to capitalize on this positive start and fell into the spinning trap set by Sindh. However, Shahnawaz Dhani showed his way to the pavilion by launching at lightning speed.
Apart from Abdul Wahid Bangalzai and Imam-ul-Haq, Bismillah Khan was the only batsman from Baluchistan to enter the double figures.
Abdul Wahid Bangalzai 29, Imamul Haq 19, Haris Sohail 9, Sohail Akhtar 3,Abdullah Shafiq 8, Emad Butt 1, Bismillah Khan 12, Kashif Bhatti 5, Ameed Asif 4 and Akif Javed were eliminated without opening an account. Zahid Mahmood scored 13 runs. Shahnawaz Dhani took four plots while Raman Raees took one. Previously, Captain Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss and chose to hit first. Along with Masood, Sindh got off to a safe start of 52 races.
Sharjeel Khan was fired for 34 runs with the help of 3 sixes and Shaun Masood was fired for 31 runs with the help of 3 fours. In such a situation, captain Sarfraz Ahmed along with young batter Saud Shakeel added 55 runs for the fourth wicket. Saud Shakeel was fired for 32 runs with 4 fours.
Sarfraz Ahmed, meanwhile, kept scoring runs. He played an undefeated 41 innings of 25 balls with the help of 3 fours and a six. Anwar Ali was also undefeated on 22 of 13 balls. His innings included two fours and a 6. Sindh scored 175 of four in the 20 allotted overs. Khurram Shehzad of Baluchistan, Kashif Bhatti and Ameed Asif each took a wicket.