QUETTA: The final of the Blind Cricket T20 Super League, played at Bolan Cricket Stadium, was won by the Punjab team after a competitive battle with the KPK team.
KPK won the toss and decided to bowl first. Punjab who had defeated KPK twice in the double round-robin matches while chasing the target was asked to bat first.
Punjab made 204 runs on the board for the loss of 4 wickets in allotted 20 overs. Muhammad Akram played a superb innings of 135 runs off 78 balls and Muhammad Arsalan made 33 runs off 24 balls. Haroon Khan and Anees Javed shared a wicket a piece by giving away for 27 and 35 runs respectively.
KPK in reply started cautiously and lost two early wickets. Sana Ullah Khan and Haroon Khan both in-form batsmen got out cheaply. Thereafter, Captain Anees Javed and Riasat Khan build innings with calculated risks and took KPK score to 111 runs in 11 overs for the loss of 2 wickets. Riasat Khan’s run out gave chance to Punjab to tighten grip on the match, their fielders responded to clinical bowling and gave just 45 runs in next 6 overs.
- Amir Ishfaq in B1 Category.
- Matiullah in B2 Category.
- Muhammad Akram in B3 Category.
- Nisar Ali was adjudged Best Wicket Keeper.
Ms. Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani, the Acting Governor Balochistan & Speaker Provincial Assembly, Balochistan, as the Chief Guests awarded the prices.
In her address Ms Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani appreciated the efforts of PBCC for hosting a National event in Quetta and assured the support of Government of Balochistan for the promotion of Cricket for the Blind in the province.
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