11th A.S. Ali Pentangular Blind Cricket: Bahawalpur Lift The 2019 Trophy
The Bahawalpur team won the final of the11th Edition of A.S.Ali Pentangular Blind Cricket Trophy 2019, which was played at Abbottabad Cricket Stadium, Abbottabad
The Final Match: Bahawalpur vs Peshawar – Abbottabad Cricket Stadium
Peshawar won the toss and asked Bahawalpur to bat first. Bahawalpur openers gave them a good start and their first wicket fell at the score 169 runs. Moeen Aslam was the man to go after scoring quick 83 runs off 49 balls. Ayyaz was stumped without scoring, Ijaz ran himself out after scoring 77 runs. Muhammad Rashid played the excellent innings of 118 runs off 53 balls with the help of 20 (4’s). Daniyal and Muhammad Zafar made fifties and took Bahawalpur score to 452 runs in allotted 40 overs for the loss of 7 wickets. Muhammad Asif got 2 wickets while Mohsin Khan, Haroon Khan and Shafiullah claimed a wicket a piece.
In reply, chasing the huge target of 453 runs, Peshawar got a quick start, but Haroon Khan dismissal broke the swift opening partnership. He got out after scoring 37 runs. Sana Ullah kept hitting boundaries from the other end but higher required run rate got better of him and got out after scoring 95 runs off 47 balls. His wicket halted the rapid scoring rate and Bahawalpur bowlers tighten the screws and remaining wickets of Peshawar fell like house of cards. Peshawar team were bowled out on 237 runs in 27.4 overs. Mujeeb-ur-Rehman and Shahzaib took 3 wickets each.
Result: Bahawalpur won by 215 runs
Man of the Match: Muhammad Rashid
Man of the Tournament:
B1: Shafiullah (Peshawar)
B2: Haroon Khan (Peshawar)
B3: Muhammad Akram (Okara)
Best Wicketkeeper: Muhammad Akram
Mst Uzma Riaz, Member National Assembly, Syed Sultan Shah Chairman PBCC were the guest of the occasion and distributed prizes among the players.
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