Revolution Stars went against BJY CC on 28 February 2021 in the 27 Challengers Cup. BYJ Sports emerged victorious as they successfully defended their score and won by 17 runs.
BYJ CC produced an impressive 190/8 in their 20 overs. There was well-rounded batting performances from the upper order. Asif Ahmed made 47 runs, Osama Salahuddin scored 46, Abdul Rehman made 28 and Tariq Khan made 17 runs. Despite losing 8 wickets in the innings, BYJ CC managed a decent score in the end. Anees Hashim Lala picked up 3 while Furqan Waris bagged 2 wickets.
In the second innings, Muhammad Asif Khan set up the stage with a explosive performance of 90 runs off just 49 deliveries. He hit 8 fours and 6 sixes and and played with a strike rate of over 183. Unfortunately, after his dismissal, Revolution Stars found it difficult to chase down the score. After Asif Khan’s brilliant 90 runs, the second-highest run-scorer was Raheel Khalid with 17 runs. Moreover, BYJ CC bowled tight and constantly picked up wickets. Arsalan Masood, Muhammad Umair Shaikh, Muhammad Asif Ahmed and Asad Ullah Hamza all took 2 wickets each. The Revolution Stars managed 173 runs in 20 overs at the loss of 10 wickets.
A balanced batting effort and exceptional bowling won the BYJ CC the game against Revolution Stars. Despite Muhammad Asif Khan’s incredible batting, Revolution Stars lost by 17 runs.