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Bahawalpur wins at home hosted National Bank of Pakistan T-20 Blind Cricket Trophy 2015

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Bahawalpur play Quetta on Saturday afternoon in the  National Bank of Pakistan T-20 Blind Cricket Trophy 2015 Bahawalpur, with the home side coming away winners by 229 runs.  M Afzal was named the Man of the Match.



Bahawalpur won the toss and elected to bat first.  Before losing 5 wickets, they managed to score a huge 268 runs.  Scoring was led by M Afzal who put up 84 runs while Mujeeb ur Rehman was second with 79 runs.  Asim took 1 wicket for his side. Quetta was unable to answer back in their turn at bat, managing only 39 runs before being bowled out. 2 wickets each were taken by Mujeeb ur Rehman, Afzal and Ayyaz.


In other matches, Peshawar beat Okara at Dring Stadium Ground No.1 Bahawalpur, Islamabad came away victorious in their match against Faisalabad at Dring Stadium Ground No.2 Bahawalpur, Gujranwala beat Abbottabad at Sadiq Public School Cricket Ground, Bahawalpur, Lahore lost to Karachi at Dring Stadium Ground No.1 Bahawalpur, and AJK beat Attock at Sadiq Public School Cricket Ground, Bahawalpur.


The competition features twelve teams divided into two pools.  Pool A includes Islamabad, Azad Kashmir, Bahawalpur, Faisalabad, Okara and Quetta.  Pool B includes Karachi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Peshawar, Abbottabad and Attock.  The competition’s defending champion is Islamabad. Group play started Friday, and continued Saturday, Sunday, and yesterday.  The semi-finals are scheduled for today, with the finals scheduled for tomorrow at the  Dring Stadium Ground No.1.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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