Northern beats Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) by 11 runs as Mohammad Haris’s smashed 79 off 70 balls went in vain in last over finisher against Northern in National T20 Cup.
Haris Rauf picked 3 wickets for Northern to help them restrict Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to 133-7 in reply to 145-runs target. The right-arm pacer conceded 28 runs at an economy rate of 7.
After winning the toss while batting first, Northern posted 144 for the loss of 9 wickets with captain Imad Wasim rescuing them in the end by scoring 36 runs off 20 balls with the help of 6 boundaries, Zeeshan Malik and Umar Amin made 21 runs each for Northern.
For Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), veteran pacer Wahab Riaz stole the limelight by picking up 5 wickets for 21 runs. Imran Khan Sr, Asif Afridi, Iftikhar Ahmed, and Junaid Khan bagged a wicket each.
In reply, Haris helped Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) to put on a strong show with his 79-runs knock but couldn’t take his team over the victory line due to batsmen losing their wickets at the other end.
Apart from Haris, Imad bagged two wickets while Sohail Khan and Muhammad Musa picked a wicket apiece.
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