Arsalan Iqbal CC defeated Ateeq Cricket Academy in a match in the 1st A-Z T20 Cricket Tournament 2020.
Batting first, Ateeq Cricket Academy lost an early wicket but their batsmen fought back to stabilize the team. Adeel Malik smashed 82 off 51 balls, including 11 boundaries. Asad Baig scored 42 off 30 balls, while Saad Ali Khan made 16 runs. However, apart from their contributions, the batting lineup was unable to post many runs on the board. The team was dismissed for 159 runs. Atif Maqbool took a brilliant 5 wicket haul while Waleed Khan claimed 2 wickets.
Arsalan Iqbal CC were off to a good start in their chase as openers Saeed bin Nasir and Ammar Iqbal made 28 runs and 18 runs respectively. Muhammad Sami scored 22 runs off 15 balls while Daniyal Rajput played an important knock of 46 off 34 including 6 boundaries and remained not out. Akbar Babar’s cameo of 30 off 17 balls took the team over the line and helped them seal victory. Asad Baig and Ubaid Abdul Malik took 2 wickets each.
Arsalan Iqbal easily chased down their target and won by 5 wickets.