A thriller ensued at the National Cup between Diamond Homes and Alliance Sports.
Diamond Homes won the toss and elected to bat first in a match that had everyone at the edge of their seats. Opener Ahmed Hussain got things started with a handy 56 off 38 while the rest of the top order did well to contribute effectively. Syed Inam Agha scored 33, Arsal Ali chipped in with 20 and Mohib Ahsan stepped in with a fiery 43. Diamond Homes ended at a competitive 170 for 5 in 20 overs. Taha Gul Ahmed was the key wicket taker for Diamond Homes with 3 wickets.
In response, Alliance Sports were off to a similar start with star opener Ameer Raza Khan once again turning up for his side. Ameer scored 57 off 33. Idrees and Waris lost their wickets for just 16 and 18 but Ubais Ullah Khan and Talha Butt did well to keep their side's chances alive. Ubais scored a much needed 44 off 33 while Talha Butt scored 29 off 28. Diamond Homes bowlers picked wickets in regular intervals with Ahmed Hussain taking 2 wickets as Alliance Sports ended at 170 for 4 in 20 overs.
The match ended in a tie!