Dawood Academy defeated Sigma Associates in a match held in the 27th Challengers Cup.
Batting first, Sigma Associates’ openers were unable to post many runs on the board as they were dismissed for scores of 5 runs and 13 runs respectively. Syed Zia Shah smashed 57 runs off 43 balls including 5 boundaries whereas Jalees ur Rehman scored 15 runs off 14 balls. Despite their efforts, the remaining batsmen failed to contribute many runs and the team reached a total of 140 runs. Zia Ullah took 2 wickets for his side.
Dawood Academy had a decent start with the bat as their opener Ali Mehar scored 27 runs off 26 balls while Aqib Anwar contributed 21 runs off 18 balls. Shahid Ali and Raza Ahmed Khalid added 17 runs and 15 runs respectively. The remaining batsmen made small contributions as well, and their efforts took the team over the line to chase the target with ease and seize victory. Jamal Amir Khan took 2 wickets for his side.
Dawood Academy won the match by 3 wickets.