Dhoraji Royals feature in a thrilling chase


The closest of games was played by Naseerabad Sports and Dhoraji Royals. Naseerabad Sports batted first in this high scoring fixture. After fall of two early wickets, it looked like Naseerabad Sports’ batting lineup will collapse. But Saad produced an exceptional innings. He scored 62 runs for 27 balls and showed no mercy on the bowlers. He was assisted by Arsal who scored 23 runs off 10 balls. Sohail was the pick of the bowlers as he got 2 wickets for 10 runs in his 2 overs. Tahir and Daniyal also got 1 wicket each, but it was Saad’s efforts which resulted in a huge score. Naseerabad Sports posted 102 runs on the board for the loss of 4 wickets.

Dhoraji Royals knew how to bat if they wanted to chase this mammoth target. And their openers did exactly what was required. Waqas scored 36 runs off 16 balls and Asad managed 27 off 15. This was the foundation Dhoraji needed to win this game. Ali bowled a marvellous spell in which he got 3 wickets and conceded just 6 runs. Shehroz also bowled well and claimed 2 for 11 in his 2 overs. But Naseerabad Sports failed to bowl at the right line and gave away 19 extras. This cost them the game as Dhoraji Royals chased the target in the last over in this thrilling match. Dhoraji Royals won the game by 3 wickets.