Spinner Faraz five wickets haul helps Tapal win
KARACHI—Left Arm Spinner Faraz Ahmed was on song with a five-wicket haul as Tapal Cricket Club beat host Aga Khan Gymkhana in 29 AKG Ramazan Festival T-20 cricket tournament in Group “A” fixture here on Thursday.
The seasoned Slow-leftarmer grabbed five wickets conceding mere 17 runs in four overs to restricted Aga khan gymkhana on 132 with loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs after the bating first.
Captain Mir Afzal Baig was the punishing mood struck 70 off 51 balls with four hug sixes and a four but he failed to save his team from defeat, Zulfiqar Ali made 31 in 43 balls. Off spinner Yasir Hussain took 2-22.
Tapal CC, in reply, reached the target 136 with loss of 3 wickets in 17.3 overs. Thanked to Sehyar Ghani 52 from 37 deliveries ( four fours and two sixes), and Captain Zeeshan Jameel 52 from 48 balls (two fours and brace of sixes), they made 126 runs for the Third wicket. Off spinner Saud Islam took 2 wickets for 19 runs.
Faraz’s outstanding spell won him the man-of-the-match award.—APP