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All Round Mavericks With A Clinical Victory | 2018-10-07 14:00:00

All Round Mavericks With A Clinical Victory

BY TAYYAB BALAGAMWALA

Mavericks and Muzi Fighters played at Eidgah cricket ground. Mavericks batted first and had a terrible start as Irfan was out for 1 and Muhammad Shahrukh for a duck. Agha Hasan Jan held up the fort at one end and scored a valiant 51 off 51 deliveries to steady the ship as wickets kept falling at the other end. Azhar Ahmed then showed his class with 66 off just 31 balls at a strike rate of 212% to propel Mavericks to a competitive 164 for the loss of 6 wickets in 20 overs. For Muzi Fighters, Khalid Jamil and Khalid Mehmood got 2 wickets each while Adeel and Muhammad Shahzaib picked up a wicket.

In reply, Muzi Fighters batsmen got good starts but no one could get to a big score as Shahid scored 16, Khalid 15, Shahzaib 12, Umair 16 and Khalid Jamil and Waqas 11 runs. Muzi Fighters ended at 119 all out as Mavericks unit bowled excellent line and length and restricted the run flow at crucial intervals. For Mavericks, Sheikh Salman was sublime in his spell, picking up 4 wickets, Ikramuddin got 3 and Adnan, Shahrukh and Agha took a wicket each.

Mavericks won by 45 runs.

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