F.C. Sports hold nerve in tense finish

A last over thriller ended with F.C.Sports holding their nerves to win against Karachi Fighters by 3 runs.

F.C. Sports batted first and they never formed a big partnership, their were contributions in bits and pieces from every batsmen but there was no big inning.

Openers Ali Iqbal and Ibrahim Sheikh got them off to a good start but no one carried forward both were dismissed one after another for 16 and 11 respectively. It was a day where small parthnerships carried them forward as was the case with Shuja Khan and Saad Khan as they managed to score 30 and 16 respectively. A much needed inning came from their lower order batsmen Faheem Rauf, who not only played aggressively but also shifted the momentum towards his side going into the second innings, he scored 34 of 24 balls.

With 150 to chase, Karachi fighters started their second inning quite aggressively, both openers were in no mood to play it safe, they went after the bowlers and gave a good start to Karachi Fighters second innings, Noman Subhan scored 17 of 11 while Adnan managed to score 15 of 9. After their dismisal Naseer and Ikhtyar took the responsibility and played sensibly, they milked the bowlers around and scored boundaries in between, Naseer was dismissed for 37 by Anas Badar who had a great day with the ball picking up 1 wicket by giving just 18 runs in his 4 overs. Shahid Mukhtar then picked up 2 back to back wickets to put a dent on Karachi fighters chase in the end they fell short just by 3 runs.

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