Alpha CC beat Rex XI in a match held in the 26th Challengers Cup.
Alpha CC were off to a great start as both openers put runs on the board. Faizan Azam scored 28 off 12 balls while Syed Inam Agha stole the spotlight with a brilliant 109 off 63 balls, including 16 boundaries. His knock proved to be important for the team. Waseem Saddqui smashed 54 off 42 and remained not out. Their efforts led the team to a strong total of 217 runs. The bowlers were weak in the face of the batsmen as they failed to put pressure on the batting lineup.
Rex XI had a mediocre start to their innings, and although their openers started off well, they were unable to gain momentum. Lower in the order, Maisam played a knock of 34 not out to offer some resistance to the bowlers. Umar Zaheer contributed 20 runs. A cameo from Muhammad Faraz (37 off 17 balls) was not enough to take the team over the line. Fayyaz Hussain Warsi and Muhammad Yousuf Halari claimed 2 wickets each.
Alpha CC won the match by 70 runs.