North Shire qualifies for semis in Super Cup
KARACHI—North Shire Cricket Club became Group B Champion after beating Saima cricket Club by 5 wickets, after 3rd consecutive victory qualified for the semi Finals of Nazimabad Super Cup Cricket Tournament at KCCA Stadium.
Batting first, Saima Cricket could not face an accurate bowling and were all out at 92 runs in stipulated overs.
Ammar Hassan made 26 with 3 boundaries and Mudasar Ghulam 20 with 2 sixes.
Right Arm Spiner and all-round Akbar-urRehman grabbed 3 wickets conceding 19 runs. So far Rehman achieved 13 wickets in three matches in Group B, while Junaid Ilyas and Muhammad Hassan Khan took 2 wickets each.
Chasing 92 runs, North Shire achieved easily the target in 15.3 overs loosing 5 wickets.
All-round Akbar-u-Rehman blasted 21 runs off 10 balls with the aid of 4 fours, Shahyar Ghani 20 and Babar Agha made unbeaten 20 runs.
Mudassar Ghulam and Roni Gill took 2 wickets each.
Former first class cricketer Tahir Nisar declared Akbar-ur-Rehman as the man of the match for showing all-round outstanding performance in the match. Summarized score: Saima CC 9210 in 20 overs, Amber Hassan 26(3*4), Mudassir Mughal 20 (2*6), Akbar-ur-Rehman 3-19 ,Akbarur-Rehman got 13 wickets in 3 matches till now, Junaid Ilyas 2-16,Muhammad Hassaan Khan 215.—APP
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