On Saturday, competition continued at the National Bank of Pakistan T-20 Blind Cricket Trophy 2015 Bahawalpur with defending champions Islamabad beating Faisalabad by 101 runs at Dring Stadium Ground No.2 Bahawalpur.Muzaffar Ali earned his second Man of the Match title in the competition.
Islamabad batted first after Faisalabad won the toss. While only having a loss of 3 wickets, Islamabad scored 258 runs. 84 of these were scored by Muzaffar Ali, with another 57 put up by Anees Javed. Usman took 1 wicket for his side. In Faisalabad’s turn at bat, they were not able to answer back effectively. They only scored 157 runs while losing 5 wickets. Their top scorer was Noman who had 64 runs.
In other matches, Peshawar beat Okara at Dring Stadium Ground No.1 Bahawalpur, Gujranwala beat Abbottabad at Sadiq Public School Cricket Ground, Bahawalpur, Lahore lost to Karachi at Dring Stadium Ground No.1 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.