Incredible Taha wins it for Emeralds

Energetic Emeralds Vs Super Sapphires

Burhani T20 League

Energetic Emeralds batted first and it was a one man show in the first innings of the match as Taha Qadi was in top gear and he was on his own. He scored more than 50 percent of team’s total, there was no stopping him, he was in impeccable, faultless and flawless touch. Bowlers were clueless against him, they went for plenty against him. The innings started with Hussain and Taha, Hussain could only manage to score 14 but Taha was not going to stop. There was no major contribution from rest of the batsmen but he kept on going and held the one end. He scored a big 115 off just 63 balls at an extra-ordinary strike rate of 182.54. On the other hand, some bowlers went for plenty but some picked up key wickets, Abeezar was the pick he was economical and also picked up 4 crucial wickets and he was supported by Huzaifa who managed to pick up 3 wickets. In the end, Energetic Emeralds managed to score big 196 in their 20 overs.

Super Sapphires were after a quick start but that is not what they got. The opening bowlers maintained a tight line and length which did not allow Tahir and Mustufa to score quickly and it resulted in their dismissals for 17 and 28 respectively. After a slow start, the rest of the batting line up was under pressure as they were chasing a big score and there was no time to settle in. The bowlers took advantage of the situation and picked up crucial wickets at key times to create hurdles for the batting side. Haider was the key contributor with the ball as he picked up 4 wickets whereas Hasnain managed to pick up 2. In the end, Super Sapphires lost by 67 runs.

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