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A&B Crowned Champions | 2017-03-17 21:00:00

A&B Crowned Champions

BY TAYYAB BALAGAMWALA

A&B v Grannito

The final of the Chiniot Premier League took place at Moin Khan Cricket Academy. A & B batted first and lost three early wickets of Ahsan, Ahrar and Danish including a duck. Haseeb Nadeem then stepped in for the recovery with a half century as he scored 54 runs off just 37 balls under a pressure situation. Saad with 30 and Humayun Alamgir with 34 ensured that their team ended at a competitive 171 for 7 in 20 overs. For Grannito, Ahmed Arshad was the highest wicket taker as he got 2 wickets while Shiraz, Hasan, Saqib and Yasir got a wicket each.

Grannito's start was similar to their opponents as they also lost three early wickets of Daniyal, Hassan and Shiraz. Anas with 24 and Ahmed Arshad with 23 had a decent partnership but Grannito were lagging behind the required run rate and kept losing wickets at regular intervals. Raza Tahir with 36 runs tried his best to get the scoreboard ticking but his efforts were also in vain as his team were all out for 134 runs. For A & B,  Haris and Babbar got 2 wickets each while Umer, Nadeem, Humayun, Bilal and Haseeb got a wicket each .

A&B won the match by 37 runs.

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