GFS Builders & Developers Edge Past Majestic Paints in a Nail-Biter

Majestic Paints batted first & their openers, Abdullah Afzal and Shahbaz Attari, got off to a solid start, with Abdullah scoring 40 runs off 36 deliveries and Shahbaz contributing 26 runs off 21 balls. Arsalan Amin added 12 runs off 14 deliveries, while Usman Ashraf scored 26 runs off 25 balls. However, after these promising starts, the rest of the batting lineup experienced a collapse, unable to sustain their innings. Jibran Rizwan was the pick of the bowlers for GFS Builders & Developers, taking 3 wickets. Salman Bawany and Mujataba Raza also performed well, picking up 2 wickets each. Majestic Paints were eventually bowled out for 146 runs.

Chasing the target of 146 set by Majestic Paints, GFS Builders & Developers got off to a shaky start as their openers struggled. However, Shahriyar Shahid managed to score 26 runs off just 14 deliveries, providing some impetus to the innings.  The middle order then completely collapsed under pressure as the bowlers dominated the batsmen picking up wickets at quick successions not allowing the batsmen to settle in. In a tense situation, Abdul Rafay and Mujataba Raza exhibited excellent resilience in the lower order. Abdul Rafay contributed a run-a-ball 14, playing a crucial supporting role. However, it was Mujataba Raza who turned out to be the hero of the match. He played an unbeaten knock of 63 runs off just 38 deliveries, showcasing remarkable batting skills under pressure. His exceptional innings guided GFS Builders & Developers to the brink of victory. In the end, GFS Builders & Developers secured a thrilling 1-wicket win on the very last ball of the match. Salman Waseem was the standout bowler for Majestic Paints, claiming 3 wickets, while Abdullah Afzal also made an impact with 2 wickets. However, their efforts were not enough to prevent GFS Builders & Developers from clinching a memorable victory.