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Talha and Umer Shine for Titans | 2017-08-28 22:00:00

Talha and Umer Shine for Titans

BY TAYYAB BALAGAMWALA

Defending champions TNN Titans faced Rims Lions in an important match of the Memon Super League Season 2 at Asghar Ali Shah cricket ground. Titans batted first and lost Sabih Merchant early but Salman Moten with 21 runs and Bilal Omer with 32 runs stabilized the innings before in form and unstoppable Talha Faheem hit 53 not out off 40 deliveries at a strike rate of 133% with 2 boundaries and 3 sixes in his innings. Owais Pasta also scored 17 runs as Titans reached 135 for 5 in 20 overs. For Lions, Adeel Khan, Hammad and Adnan took a wicket each.

Lions batting line up in their chase were dealt early blows by in form Umer khan who dismissed danger man Adeel Khan for a duck and removed Farhan Arif also after he had scored just 1 run.  Wickets kept falling as Ahmed Husain, Adnan Siddiqui; Muzammil Mehboob and Shehryar Ghani were dismissed without any significant scores. Umair Usman with 33 runs and Hammad Sheikhani with 13 runs fought back but their efforts were in vain as Rims Lions were all out for 115 runs. For Titans, Umer Khan was once again fantastic with his 4 wickets for 15 runs while Yousuf and Shaaz got 2 wickets each and Abdul Samad took a wicket.

TNN Titans won by 20 runs.

Man of the match: Talha Faheem (TNN Titans)

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