ICT Earn Place in Semi Final

ICT v Okhai Memon Jamat

14th Challengers Cup – Quarter Final

ICT batted first and were off to a rocky start, losing opener Talha for just 13 runs. His partner Adeel Khan however kept the momentum going with a fiery 47 runs at a strike rate of 247 to set the team up for a massive total. The team lost a few wickets in the middle before really taking off with Hunain (47) and Rafay (68) decimating the bowlers and bringing ICT right back in the game. Okhai’s bowlers fought hard to contain the opposition, with Yousuf Jetpur and Bilal Omer striking with the ball, picking up 2 wickets each. The ICT batsmen however dominated throughout the innings and eventually posted a target of 199 in 20 overs.

Okhai Memon were off to a decent start in their chase, with opener Bilal Omer scoring a solid 47 runs to set his team up for a comfortable victory. The rest of the team however fell apart, throwing away their wickets, unable to play the bowlers. Cameos by Majeed Pasta (26), Owais Pasta (22) and Idrees Amin (29) provided some relief to their side but wasn’t enough to get the their team over the line. Hunain and Nabeel Moon lead the bowling attack, taking 3 wickets each and limiting the flow of runs. Okhai Memon were never able to recover or take control of the inning and were restricted to 189 in 20 overs.

ICT won by 10 runs and earned their place in the semi-finals

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