Strikers CC batted first against Mandi House at the 25th Challengers Cup with their top order setting the tone for the match. Waqas and Ali were in fine form knocking an impressive 45 and 61 runs respectively while Yasir Tanveer's explosive 43 off 28 saw Strikers CC post a defendable total of 175 for 4 in 20 overs. Mandi bowlers struggled to pick wickets early on and let the game get away from them. Tahir Jutt was the key wicket taker for his side with 2 wickets.
In response, Mandi House were off to a rocky start after losing their openers cheaply. The team however seemed to recover slightly with the help of Zia's 39, Farooq's 34 and a fiery 40 by Rehan Hakeem. Strikers CC bowlers however did well to keep the pressure on with Zafar Shah and Waqar Saleem picking 2 wickets each as Mandi House ended at 157 for 5 in 20 overs.
Strikers CC won by 18 runs.