Cholistan Blind Cricket Trophy 2019: Bahawalpur & Peshawar In Final

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Two matches of Cholistan  Blind Cricket Trophy 2019 were played today at Abbasiya Sports Complex, Rahim Yar Khan

5th Match: Peshawar Panthers vs Bahawalpur Deer’s 

Bahawalpur Deers won the toss and elected to field first. Peshawar Panthers piled up a huge total of 209 runs without losing a wicket. Badar Munir played outstanding innings of 133* runs with the help of 17 (4s) & 1 (6) off 72 balls. That was Badar’s second century in as many as matches. Mohsin Khan made 56 runs off 50 balls.

Bahawalpur Deer’s start wasn’t ideal; Haroon Khan was caught in the 2nd over. Zafar Iqbal got out after scoring 18 quick runs. Later Matiullah and Muhammad Rashid played splendidly for the 3rd wicket and guided their team home in the 20th over of their innings. Muhammad Rashid made 98 runs off 57 balls, he hit 12 (4’s). Matiullah made 54 runs off 45 balls. Bahawalpur lost two wickets during run chase.

Cholistan Blind Cricket Trophy 2019: Day-2

Result: Bahawalpur Won by 8 wickets          

Man of the Match: Muhammad Rashid

6th Match:Islamabad Falcons vs Lahore Lions

Lahore lions won the toss and decided to bat first. Muhammad Akram and Nisar Ali batted the whole 20 overs and made 193 runs for the loss of 1 wicket, that was Muhammad Akram who made 108 runs off 70 balls and was LBW in the last over. Nisar Ali made unbeaten 60 runs. Anees Javed was the only bowler for Islamabad to claim the only wicket.      

In reply, Islamabad Falcons openers Anees Javed and Sana Ullah provided a solid platform and made 160 runs in the first wicket partnership. Sana Ullah was dismissed after scoring 65 runs off 44 balls, caught and bowled by Karmran Akhter. Anees Javed stood tall and played Captain’s knock of 94 runs not out. Islamabad chased the target in 19th over for the loss of 2 wickets.

Result: Islamabad Falcons won by 8 wickets                   

MOM: Anees Javed

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