Siemens CC defeated Mavericks Stars in a match held in the 34th Challengers Corporate Cup.
Mavericks Stars batted first and struggled as they lost their openers for scores of 8 and 13 runs respectively. However, Saad Tariq was able to score 20 runs off 19 balls. Middle order batsmen Haris Ahmed (30 runs off 34 balls) and Muhammad Mustafa (31 not out off 23 balls) steadied their side with their contributions. Babat Khan’s quickfire 17 runs at the bottom of the order took the team to a total of 140 runs. Omer Farooq claimed 3 wickets for his side while Haider Razzaq and Adil Ashfaq took 2 wickets each.
Siemens CC faced an early loss, but their other opener Sami Ansari along with one-down batsman Muhammad Huzaifa made 15 runs each to help the team recover. Muhammad Ahmed Hussain swiftly scored 26 runs off 18 balls. Sikander Hassan added a crucial 34 off 37 balls to aid the team in their chase. Haider Razzaq’s 26 off 13 balls also contributed to the team’s total. Their efforts allowed the team to win in the last over and successfully chase down their target. Babat Khan took 3 wickets while Muhammad Wasim and Rashid Saad Siddiquie claimed 2 wickets each.
Siemens CC won the match by 2 wickets.