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Sir Syed Overpower Szabist University | 2017-04-20 16:00:00

Sir Syed Overpower Szabist University

BY FARAN SALEEM

Szabist University Vs Sir Syed University

IBA Sports Olympiad

Szabist University batted first and were off to a reasonably good start. Hamza Altaf and Wasif Mustafa were going on along smoothly and they put up a good show at the start of the innings. Wasif played a supportive role and scored 11 off 12 balls whereas Hamza was more expressive and scored 43 off just 25 balls. After the two were dismissed the innings took a nose dive. The bowling side came back in the game strongly. Mamoon Imtiaz was the leader of the attack as he picked up 4 wickets for just 12 runs whereas Subhan and Ghalib picked up 2 each. Little contributions down the order from Ali and Jauhar of 23 and 15 respectively took Szabist to 119.

Sir Syed were not after a very big score but they were aware of the fact that Szabist will come strongly against them. The openers, provided a brilliant start to Sir Syed which eased a few nerves, Subhan Khan scored 18 off 16 whereas Danish scored 26 off just 13 with 1 four and 3 sixes. The opening partnership set the tone of the innings and the middle order completely knocked Szabist out of the game. Ashir scored 39 off 30 balls with 5 fours and 1 six whereas Osama scored 14 off just 10 balls. Ghani who came at number 5 scored quick 14 to take his side to a comfortable 7 wickets win just in 13.1 overs.

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