In a friendly match played between Lal Qila Cricket Club and Okhai Friends Cricket Team on 23rd July 2017, Lal Qila Cricket Cub secured an easy victory.
Lal Qila batted first getting off to a positive start with openers Nasir (34) and Ali Azad (20) making a strong statement to the opposition. The top order continued the openers strong start with Usman scoring 29 off 26 balls while Abdur-Rehman scored a quick-fire 30 off 20 balls, with two gigantic sixes. Hence they were able to amass a respectable total of 160 runs in their allotted 20 overs. Imran Mohammadi grabbed two wickets along with Irfan Data, who was the star with the ball, with 3 wickets, which prevented Lal Qila from completely running away with the show.
Okhai Cricket Team started positively with openers Sharjeel and Khuzaima making 21 and 38 respectively at a decent rate. However, none of the other batsmen succeeded in capitalizing on the solid start and the middle order was blown away with some exceptional bowling, to dismiss Okhai Friends Cricket Team for 121. Bilal and Shoaib Virani were the star bowlers, grabbing 3 wickets each while Usman also took 2 wickets.
Lal Qila Cricket Club won the match by 39 runs.