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Gujranwala wins at blind cricket by 10 wickets against Okara

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In the final match of the day on Friday at the National Bank of Pakistan T-20 Blind Cricket Trophy 2015 Bahawalpur, Gujranwala played Okara at Sadiq Public School Cricket Ground, Bahawalpur.  Gujranwala won by 10 wickets. M Waqas was named the Man of the Match.

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Okara batted first after Gujranwala won the toss and made the choice to bowl first.  In their at bat, Okara scored 182 runs while losing 4 wickets in their 20 allotted overs.   Fasih Ullah led his side in scoring with 91 runs, while Waqas took 2 wickets for Okara.  In their turn at bat, Gujranwala’s Akram scored 102 unbeaten runs while Waqas scored 52 unbeaten runs to easily make the target in 15 overs.

 

 

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, and Lahore came away victorious by 6 wickets in their meeting with Abbottabad at Dring Stadium Ground No. 2 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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