IAAHG Bravo CC won the Gujrat Premier League on 7 February 2021, defeating City Children CC by 8 wickets at the TMC Ground.
City Children CC batted first and produced a total of 191/8 in 20 overs. Good partnership between Jalees Basini and Fahad Ghaffar ensured the possibility of a decent score. The highest scores were Jalees Basini’s 41, Fahad Ghaffar’s 40 and Hammad Arif’s 29. City Children CC lost a cluster of wickets and their lower batting order did not make significant runs. However, they were helped greatly by the number of extra deliveries from the bowling side. There were 37 extras with 31 wide balls. Salman M. Ali bagged 4 wickets, including both Jalees Basini and Fahad Ghaffar. Javaid Basini and Ahsan Vohra both picked up a wicket.
In the second innings, the pressure was on the batting side to chase the total and win the final. Muhammad Sarfraz Abdul Razzak’s beautiful 53 off 31 calmed the nerves and Jibran Basini’s 68 brought the victory closer. Another valuable knock from Muzammil Majeed (40 off 22) and 32 extras resulted in a win for the IAAHG Bravo CC in just 16 overs. Junaid Basini of City Children CC picked up 2 wickets and the remaining bowlers stayed wicketless in the innings.
An all-round performance and an easy run chase won IAAHG Bravo CC the Gujrat Premier League!