Pakistan – 4th PBCC Blind Cricket Premiere League: Bahawalpur Won
BAHAWALPUR: The final match of 4th edition of Pakistan Blind Cricket Premiere League was played between Bahawalpur and Karachi at the Dring Stadium Bahawalpur.
Bahawalpur having won the toss asked Karachi to bat first. Both teams have been in good form as Bahawalpur has just won the Grade-1 NBP T20 Blind Cricket Trophy and Karachi lifted the Grade-2 NBP T20 Blind Cricket Trophy.
Tight bowling and fielding of Bahawalpur did not allow Karachi to score freely. Karachi managed to score only 176 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in allotted 20 overs.
Muhammad Akram was their top scorer with 63 runs while Ahsan James made 36 runs. Mujeeb-ur-Rehman was the most successful bowler for Bahawalpur, he took 2 wickets.
In reply, Bahawalpur chased down the target with ease in just 16.1 overs for the loss of 2 wickets. Muhammad Rashid again played a brisk knock and scored 78 runs off 48 balls. Moeen Ali remained unbeaten on 64 runs. Shahzaib Hasan and Abdul Wahab claimed a wicket a piece.
Result: Bahawalpur won by 8 wickets
Man of the Match: Muhammad Rashid
Man of the Tournament:
- B1: Riasat Khan
- B2: Nisar Ali
- B3: Muhammad Rashid
The prizes were distributed by Samiullah Chaudary – Provincial Minister for Food Government of Punjab, Syed Sultan Shah – Chairman PBCC, Syed Zulfiqar Ali Shah – Vice President, ISF Punjab, Jam Raees Azam – Divisional Sports Officer Bahawalpur and Syed Salman Bokhari – Director Marketing, PBCC.
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