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PAF Kiet Outplay Habib University | 2017-04-19 15:00:00

PAF Kiet Outplay Habib University

BY FARAN SALEEM

PAF KIET University Vs Habib University

IBA Sports Olympiad

PAF Kiet University batted first and were off to a very bright start. Nasir Hussain and Huzaifa Siraj looked in good touch and scored from the onset. However Nasir lost his wicket early on for just 12 runs. On the other hand, his opening partner, Huzaifa played a blinder and scored 56 off just 35 balls with 8 fours and 1 six. After his dismissal, Nabeel Arif and Hayat Khan propelled the score forward to keep the momentum in their favor. Their partnership put PAF Kiet University in a very strong position. Nabeel scored 40 off 32 balls whereas Hayat was in sublime touch as he scored 65 off just 33 balls with 8 fours and 2 sixes. Hamza Khatri ended the innings on a high with a quick fire 19 off just 12 balls. In the end, PAF Kiet set a mammoth target of 217 in the first innings. For Habib University Ahmed fought back picking up 3 wickets but it simply wasn't enough to limit the opposition.

In response, Habib University could not pose any threat. They were never in the game and it was all PAF Kiet University throughout. The bowlers followed the lead of the batsmen and performed brilliantly. Arqum Khan was the lead wicket taker with 3 scalps whereas Haider, Huzaifa and Shah picked up 2 wickets each. Habib University were unable to keep wickets intact or the scoreboard ticking at any phase of the innings. They were completely outplayed as PAF Kiet bowled Habib University out for 89 runs in 12.3 overs.  

PAF Kiet won by 128 runs.

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