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Wintex Strikers Cruise To The Semi Finals | 2018-10-05 22:00:00

Wintex Strikers Cruise To The Semi Finals

BY TAYYAB BALAGAMWALA

Wintex Strikers faced defending champions Suleman Textile Stallions at TMC cricket ground in the eliminator match of the MSL Season 3. Wintex won the toss and decided to field first. Fahad Jabbar with 25 and Rehan Tanoli got off to good starts but could not score big and Nauman Ampara was also out for 1 run. Muhammad Asad with 20 and Mirza Shoaib with 19 provided some stability but were unable to get a big score and Waseem Ali with 23 runs and Saad Razzak with 26 runs in the end ensured that Stallions ended at a competitive 142 for 9 in 20 overs. For Strikers, Yousuf was key in picking up 4 wickets while Sameer Ahmedani and Hammad Sheikhani took 2 wickets and Adeel Khan picked up a wicket.

In reply, Adeel Khan with 25 and Adnan Siddiqui with 21 runs got Strikers off to a decent start before Rameez Mehboob with 36, Adnan Akhtar with 28 and Idrees Amin with 34 ensured Wintex reached home with more than 3 overs to spare and for the loss of just 3 wickets, all of which were taken by Waseem Ali.  Wintex Strikers qualified for the semi final against TNP Titans.

Wintex Strikers won by 7 wickets.

Man of the match: Yousuf Jetpur (Wintex Strikers)

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