Sindh Won by 3 Runs After Duckworth–Lewis (D/L) Method:
The 14th match of the National T20 Cup Pakistan rained away, and Sindh won by three runs after the D/L method. The match was played at the Rawalpindi cricket stadium. The toss was won by Northern Pakistan and they choose to bowl first. On a good batting track, the Sindh cricket team scored 176 runs in their 20 overs.
Sindh vs. Northern:
Shan Masood & Sharjeel Khan open the batting from Sindh. The start was not too good as Shan Masood got LBW by Haris Rauf on the first delivery of the second over. After that Sharjeel Khan & Khurram Manzoor batted sensibly and build a partnership of 52 runs. Khurram Manzoor got LBW by Shadab Khan when he was batting on 15 runs.
It was a difficult time for the Sindh cricket team. Credit goes to Sharjeel Khan who maintained his excellent batting form and build another great partnership with Saud Shakeel. When the total score was 108 runs, Sharjeel was dismissed for 64 runs. He scored brilliant 64 runs on just 43 balls with 10 4s and 2 6s.
The captain of the Sindh cricket team ‘Sarfaraz Ahmed’ scored a quick 26 runs on just 18 balls. Anwar Ali & Rumman Raees finish it off well, and the Sindh team set a good total of 176 runs.
Shadab Khan was the best of the bowlers from Northern Pakistan as he took 2 crucial wickets in his four-over spell.
National T20 Cup Pakistan:
In reply, Northern Pakistan’s start was exceptional. It was looking like they would chase the target before 20 overs. Nasir Nawaz was playing aggressively but got out after making quick 27 runs on 19 balls. Northern Pakistan scored 62 runs in 7.3 overs for the loss of 3 wickets when rain stopped the play.
The rain didn’t stop after several hours, and Sindh won the match by three runs on the D/L method.
Man of The Match – Sindh vs. Northern
Sharjeel Khan was named as man of the match due to his brilliant 64 runs on just 43 balls.
National T20 Cup Pakistan Points Table:
Sindh is on the top of the table with 8 points and Northern Pakistan is on the third position with 6 points.