Lahore played Karachi at Dring Stadium Ground No.1 Bahawalpur in the first game of the afternoon on Saturday at the National Bank of Pakistan T-20 Blind Cricket Trophy 2015 Bahawalpur. Karachi came away from the meeting victorious by 4 wickets, with Tariq Samuel being named the Man of the Match.
After winning the toss, Karachi elected to bowl first. Lahore managed 225 runs in their turn on the pitch, while having a loss 3 wickets. With 101 runs, M Salman led Lahore in scoring. In Karachi’s turn at bat Tariq Samuel scored 65 runs to lead his team. The team successfully chased their target of 18.5 overs for the loss of 6 wickets.
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, Bahawalpur won their match against Quetta at Dring Stadium Ground No.2 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.