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ArchiHome Patriots Qualify For MSL Final | 2018-10-04 22:00:00

ArchiHome Patriots Qualify For MSL Final

BY TAYYAB BALAGAMWALA

ArchiHomes Patriots played against TNP Titans in the qualifier game of the Memon Super League (MSL) with the winner to qualify for the final of the tournament.  Ahmed Hussain with 38 and Saad Gatta with 30 powered Titans off to a good start and Bilal Omer contributed a valuable 22 runs in the middle. Azhar Khan knocked 21, Owais Pasta 15 and Khalid Gabba a valuable 22 off just 9 balls to ensure TNP Titans ended at a competitive 175 for 9 in 20 overs. For Patriots, Rehan Hanif was instrumental, picking up 5 crucial wickets for just 29 runs while Hunain Usman took 3 wickets and Adeel Abbasi picked up a wicket.

In reply, Patriots openers Hasan Mehmood and Adnan Salim got off to a fine 76 run partnership before Adnan was out for 37 runs. Hasan continued to score at one end and Talha Faheem hit 30 off 15 balls to improve the run rate. Then wickets fell in quick succession as Adeel Sabuwala was out for 4 and Hunain Usman for just 7 runs. However, Hasan Mehmood remained undeterred and scored 79 not out off just 51 balls to ensure Patriots reached home with 11 balls left and for the loss of 4 wickets. For Titans, Osama Ayub took 2 wickets and Owais Pasta and Abdul Samad got a wicket each.

Archihome Patriots qualified for the final while TNP Titans will play the winner of the eliminator game in the semi final.

ArchiHome Patriots won by 6 wickets.

Man of the Match: Hasan Mehmood and Rehan Hanif (Patriots)

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