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INNINGS OF THE WEEK! | 2017-10-08 10:00:00

INNINGS OF THE WEEK!

BY HADEEL OBAID

Okhai Friends CC went head to head with Khanani XI and what an innings by Ahmed Sharjeel! Okhai Friends batted first with their star opener smashing an unbeaten 164 at a strike rate of 256 which included 13 boundaries and 12 sixes. He was partnered with Fawad who also chipped in with 43 runs. Khanani bowlers were destroyed, unable to take wickets or stop the onslaught. Eventually, Amsal took 2 wickets and Abdullah picked up a wicket. Okhai Friends CC set up an unbelievably massive target of 284 in 20 overs.

In response, Khanani XI needed something special to pull off a victory however only opener Jawad showed intent with his knock of 40 runs. Abdullah Rafiq and Yasir also chipped in with cameos of 19 and 24. The rest of the team imploded, throwing away their wickets, scoreboard pressure proving to be too much. Jamil picked up 3 wickets for Okhai while Jamil took 2 wickets. Khanani XI were restricted to 115 for 7 in 20 overs.

Okhai Friends CC won by 169 runs.

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