Al Baraka Cruise to Easy Victory

Al Baraka Bank defeated TPL Insurance in a match in the 35th Challengers Corporate Cup. 

Batting first, TPL Insurance struggled as they lost both openers for scores of 5 and 4 respectively. Ammar Baqir’s run-a-ball 16 runs helped steady the team however the team’s batting lineup still collapsed. The only resistance to the bowling attack was Syed Yawar Hussain Rizvi’s 13 runs and Muhammad Kamran’s 28 runs. The team managed a low score of 95 runs. Tauqeer Hussain bagged 3 wickets while Muhammad Asif took 2.

Al Baraka wasted no time in chasing down their target as opener Muhammad Yaqoob hit 28 off 19 balls. Saad Ullah (20 off 27 balls) and Mukkaram Jafri (42 off 26 balls) both played important knocks and took their team over the line, chasing their target in just 12 overs. The bowlers were unable to defend their team’s low score and were unsuccessful in taking wickets.

Al Baraka Bank won the match by 9 wickets.

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