Dollar East record 8-wicket triumph against Tapal CC
KARACHI—Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt played a superb unbeaten 83 runs innings to guide Dollar East record an 8 wicket triumph against Tapal Cricket Club in 29h Aga Khan Ramzan Festival T20 Cricket Tournament here at Aga Khan Gymkhana Ground.
Chasing a target of 153 runs, opener Salman Butt scored 83 off 54 balls with the help of nine boundaries and three sixes, while Test wicket/Keeper Kamran Akmal struck 32 off 20 balls with the help of four boundaries and a six to help their side reach the total in 16.1 overs. They added 73 runs for the second wicket partnership. Rashid Hanif and Fahad Iqbal took one wicket each. Earlier, Tapal CC batted first and put on board 152-7 in 20 overs. Naeem Ahmed Khan top scorer with 30 runs. Fahad Iqbal make 28 and Sheryar Ghani 27. Left arm spinner M.Zubair grabbed three wickets for 32 runs while off spinner Khurram Shahzad took 2-28.
Later, Salman Butt was declared Man of the Match. Head of sports and former first class cricketer Zaheer Ahmed Shiekh was the chief guest with Ameen Marchant of Tapal. —APP