5th Edition Inter-School Blind Cricket ’19: Day 1

Edition Inter-School Blind Cricket '19
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FAISALABAD: The PBCC – Pakistan Blind Cricket Council organized 5th edition of Inter-School Blind Cricket Tournament, to be held from 25th to 29th April 2019, commenced in Faisalabad.

The inauguration ceremony of the event took place at Boranwala Cricket Ground with two matches being played.

The result details of the two matches are as follows:

1st Match: Al-Maktoom Islamabad Vs AKAB AJK

First match of the event was played between Al-Maktoom Special Education Center, Islamabad & Azad Kashmir School for the Blind AJK at Boranwala Cricket Ground, Faisalabad.

Al-Maktoom Islamabad won the toss and put AKAB AJK to take guard. AKAB posted massive 243 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 4 wickets. Tahseen (B1) made brisk 106 runs and Mehtab scored 32. For Islamabad, Yasir took 2 wickets while Tauseef and Hasnain claimed a wicket a piece.

In reply, openers of Al-Maktoom Islamabad chased the target of 244 runs in just 16.5 overs without losing a wicket. Khayyam Abbasi remained beaten on 108* runs while Shahid Saleem made 102* not out.

Result: Al-Maktoom Islamabad won by 10 wickets   

Man of the Match: Khayyam Abbasi

2nd Match: G.I.B Bahawalpur Vs Government Special Education Schools, Lahore

2nd match of the tournament was played between Government Secondary Institute for the Blind, Bahawalpur and Government Special Education Schools Team, Lahore.

Lahore won the toss and chose to bat first. Lahore posted 192 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in allotted 20 overs. Sanwal Shahzada 56 and Amman Ullah 26 were their top scorer. For Bahawalpur, Asad Bilal claimed 3 wickets by giving away 26 runs.

Bhawalpur in reply chased the target in only 16 overs for the loss of 2 wickets. Mubashar Jhangir played outstanding innings of 102 runs off 56 balls and Tahir Ali made 23. For Lahore, Mubshar Hussain claimed 1 wicket.

Result: G.I.B Bahawalpur won by 8 wickets 

Man of the Match: Mubashar Jhangir

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