LAHORE: Pak Lions outshone Pindi Gymkhana Cricket Membership by 69 runs within the final league match of the 20-Ok Cup 2023 T20 Cricket Event right here on Saturday.
The quarterfinals will begin from tomorrow, Sunday. The primary quarterfinal of the distinguished occasion might be contested between Metropolis Gymkhana Cricket Membership and Cricket Heart Cricket Membership right here on the Pindi Gymkhana Cricket Floor at 11:00 am.
The victory of Pak Lions had no affect on the standings of the group as they couldn’t qualify for the quarterfinals.
Ali Umar’s sensible unbeaten knock of 105 runs off 54 balls with the assistance of 11 boundaries and 6 sixes is the spotlight of the thrilling final league match of the one of many premier membership tournaments of the nation, that carries extremely profitable prize cash on provide for the winners and high performers. It’s going to additionally play a key function within the promotion and betterment of membership cricket within the nation. Nabeel Ahmad, who himself is a former first-class cricketer, has been organizing this match within the reminiscence of his late father, Col Fateh Sher Khan.
Pak Lions, batting first, posted a mammoth complete of 233-6 in allotted 20 overs, because of very good century by hero of the day Ali Umar. Abdullah Zubair additionally contributed nicely within the group’s complete by hitting 69 runs off 41 balls and Haris Khan unbeaten 20 off 7 ball. Asfand Mehran and Awaix Malik bagged 2 wickets every whereas Ali Ansar and Umair Anjum received one wicket every.
Pindi Gymkhana, in reply, may rating 164-6 in 20 overs. Zaid Butt emerged as high scorer with 39 runs whereas Ali Hassan contributed with 35, Asfand Mehran 21 and Muhammad Abdullah 16 runs. Haris Khan was wrecker-in-chief of Pindi Gymkhana batting line up as he clinched 4 wickets for 13 runs whereas Abdullah Zubair claimed 2 wickets. For his excellent batting show, Ali Umar was declared participant of the match.