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Peshawar beats Okara by 32 runs at National Bank of Pakistan T-20 Blind Cricket Trophy 2015

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On Saturday, the second day of competition continued at the  National Bank of Pakistan T-20 Blind Cricket Trophy 2015 Bahawalpur, with Peshawar taking on Okara at Venue: Dring Stadium Ground No.1 Bahawalpur. Peshawar came away winners by 32 runs with Masood Jan being named Man of the Match.

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Peshawar batted first after Okara won the toss.   In their turn at bat, Peshawar scored 229 runs with 2 wickets in 20 overs.  Masood Jan led his side in scoring with 143 runs.  When Okara had their chance at bat, they made a good effort but fell 32 runs short after only scoring 197 runs in 5 wickets.  Fasi Ullah was the best player on the Okara side, scoring 78 runs off 38 balls.

 

 

In other matches, 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, 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.

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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