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Faisalabad chased down Quetta to win at National Bank of Pakistan T-20 Blind Cricket Trophy 2015 Bahawalpur

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On Friday, Quetta met Faisalabad at Sadiq Public School Cricket Ground, Bahawalpur in the third game of the National Bank of Pakistan T-20 Blind Cricket Trophy 2015 Bahawalpur. Faisalabad won the confrontation by 8 wickets, with M Usman being named Man of the Match.

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In a change from the first two games of the competition, Quetta won the toss and elected to bat first. Hikmat Ullah scored 34 runs for his side, while  Hamza, Ejaz, Shahzeb and Younas each had a wicket for their side.  The team was bowled out after scoring 114 runs in their allotted 15 overs. In their turn at bat, Faisalabad successfully chased the target over 9.2 overs while losing only 2 wickets. Usman scored 36 runs, and was assisted by Habib in scoring  who put up 27 runs of his own.

 

In other matches on the first day of competition at the  National Bank of Pakistan T-20 Blind Cricket Trophy 2015 Bahawalpur, Karachi lost to Peshawar at the Dring Stadium Ground No.1 Bahawalpur, Islamabad beat Attock at the Dring Stadium Ground No.2 Bahawalpur, Quetta lost to Faisalabad by 8 wickets at Sadiq Public School Cricket Ground, Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur won by 9 wickets in their game against AJK at Dring Stadium Ground No.1 Bahawalpur, Lahore came away victorious by 6 wickets in their meeting with Abbottabad at Dring Stadium Ground No. 2 Bahawalpur, and Gujranwala beat Okara 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 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
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
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.

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