8th Disabled T-20 Pentangular Cup 2019: Federal Area & KPK Victorious

KARACHI: Left arm spinner Muhammad Asif grabbed 4 wickets only for 2 runs to help his team defending champion Federal Area’s got their third consecutive victory in a row as the defeated host Sindh by 7 wickets while Khyberpakhtoon Khwa beat Punjab by 5 wickets got their 1st victory in 8th NBP Disabled T-20 Pentangular Cup 2019 at RLCA Ground Gulberg.

In the 1st match Federal Area’s Captain Jahanzaib Tiwana won the toss and decided to bowl first, while Sindh was all-out only for 93 runs in allowed 20 overs. Captain Majid Hussain was the top scorer with 23 runs. Left arm spinner Muhammad Asif took 4-2.

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8TH NBP Disabled T-20 Pentangular Cup 2019: Federal Area’s Left Arm Spinner Muhammad Asif who received Man of the Match Award for his deadly bowling – 4 wickets only 2 runs – Photo : File

In reply Federal Area’s reached the target 95 runs in 14.3 overs for the loss of 3 wickets. Saif Ullah Khan scored 32 in 25 balls with 2 fours and one six, Hamza Hameed 19, Muhammad Saqlain 15 and Adeel Khan 14 not out also batted well.

In other match Punjab Disabled Team Captain Abdullah Ejaz won the toss and chooses to bat first. Punjab team made 164-7 in 20 overs. Opener Muhammad Shabaz scored brilliant 90 runs in 43 balls with 7 fours and 8 huge sixes, Abdullah Ejaz scored 29 runs not out in 21 balls with two fours and one six. Off Spinner Haroon Rashid captured three wickets for 32 runs.

In reply Khyberpakhtoon Khwa easily reached the target 165-5 in 18.3 overs. Sajjad Khan made brilliant half century 55 in 25 balls with 8 fours and two sixes, Captain Nihar Alam played a responsible inning he scored 42 runs not out in 31 balls with one four, Abdul Jabbar made 34 runs in 38 balls with one four and one six. Left arm medium pacer Abdullah Ejaz took 3-39.

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8TH NBP Disabled T-20 Pentangular Cup 2019: Chief Guest Test Cricketer Tanveer Ahmed gave man of the match award to Sajjad Khan (KPK) – Photo: File

Former Pakistan Captain and President PDCA Rashid Latif send the video message and appreciated the efforts of all PDCA officials for organizing a very successful event. Also appreciated the sponsor National Bank of Pakistan, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for excellence support as always.

Score Summary:

1st Match at RLCA:
Sindh Disabled 93-10 IN 20 OVERS. Majid Hussain 23 in 16 balls (4×2, 6×1), Altaf Ahmed 13, Faisal Hayat 13. Muhammad Asif (SLA) 4-2.
Federal Area Disabled 95-10 IN 14.3 OVERS. Saif Ullah Khan 32 in 25 balls (4×2, 6×1), Hamza Hameed 19 in 18 balls (4×3), M. Saqlain 15 in 17 balls (6×1), Adeel Khan 14* in 10 balls (4×1, 6×1).
Man of the Match: Muhammad Asif (Federal).

2nd Match at RLCA:
Punjab Disabled: 164-7 IN 20 OVERS. Muhammad Shabaz 90 in 43 balls (4×7, 6×8), Abdullah Ejaz 29* in 21 balls (4×2, 6×1). Haroon Rashid (OS) 3-32.
KPK Disabled: 165-5 IN 18.3 OVERS. Sajjad Khan 55 in 25 balls (4×8, 6×2), Nihar Alam 42* in 31 balls (4×1), Abdul Jabbar 34 in 38 balls (4×1, 6×1). Abdullah Ejaz (LMF) 3-39.
Man of the Match: Sajjad Khan (KPK).

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