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Rims Lions Decimate Barbarians | 2017-09-06 21:00:00

Rims Lions Decimate Barbarians

BY TAYYAB BALAGAMWALA

Classic Barbarians and Rims Lions played an important match of the MSL Season 2 at RLCA cricket ground. It turned out to be a one sided affair and a run fest for Rims Lions who batted first and amassed 221 runs for the loss of just 2 wickets. Shehryar Ghani started it all off with  71 runs off 38 balls, Muzammil Mehboob contributed 24 runs, Ahmed Hussain hit 56 runs at a strike rate of 193% but it was Adeel Khan who was in destructive form as he hit 62 runs off just 28 deliveries. For, Barbarians, Captain Shahid Nepal got both the wickets.

In reply, Barbarians batting collapsed against some quality bowling by Lions bowlers as Ahsan, Kamil, Saad, Ali and Shayan all were out without getting into double digits. Taha Zindani scored 22 runs and Hunain Usman got 18 runs but Barbarians were all out for just 103 runs. For Rims Lions, Adnan Siddiqui took 3 wickets while Hammad Sheikhani, Osama Ayub and Farhan Arif got 2 wickets each and Ahmed Husain picked up a wicket.

Rims Lions won by a massive 118 runs.

Man of the match: Shehryar Ghani (Rims Lions)

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