All- round Shiraz steers Dawood Sports to first win
KARACHI—A Brilliant All round display from captain Shiraz Ali as Dawood Sports clinched a 35-run victory over Anis Hussain Cricket Club in the 29th Aga Khan Ramazan Festival T20 Cricket Tournament at the Aga Khan Gymkhana Ground here on Wednesday.
Dawood’s first success in the competition after a the loss vs Medicam in Group “A”, the victory was made possible by Shiraz who first scored a 33ball 49 runs with the aid of four hug sixes to help his team collect 158-8 in 20 overs.
Opener Arsalan Bashir hit four boundaries and two sixes in making a 28-ball 39 runs. Ahmer bin Nasir contributed 27 in 18 ball with 4 fours.
Spinner Arif Khan and Slow left Armer Nadeem Khan claimed two wickets each.
Anis Hussain CC, in reply, could muster 123-10 in 19.5 overs. with Adeel Khan 24 in 15 ball with three fours and s six, Arif Khan 18 in 12 balls with two sixes.
Off Spinner Shiraz Ali finished with excellent figure 3.5 overs with 3 wickets for 9 runs while left-armers M.Asad claimed three wickets.
Meanwhile, The Fifth Corporate T-20 Cricket Cup will commence here from today June 17.
Eight corporate teams would participate in the contest and prominent players would be seen in action. It would be played at the Moin Khan Academy (DHA Sports Club) here up to July 2.—APP
HYDERABAD: Cricketer Sharjeel Khan in action during opening ceremony of Ramazan Night Cricket Tournament at Dialdas Club.