Sumya Builders Gladiators defeated MF Roomi Strikers in a match held in the first match of the MCL.
Batting first, Sumya Builders were off to a good start as their opener Bilal Aslam smashed a quickfire 54 runs off 28 balls including 8 boundaries whereas Bilal Omer Ayub added an important 30 runs off 24 balls. Ammar Pasta scored a run-a-ball 14 runs and Adeel Iqbal Subawala added 18 runs off 15 balls. Their efforts helped the team reach a total of 171 runs. Imran Muhammadi bagged 3 wickets for his side while Sajid Lakhani and Salman Asif claimed 2 wickets each.
MF Roomi Strikers had a rocky start as their openers were both dismissed for single digit scores. However, Muzammil Mehboob scored 18 runs off 13 balls whereas Rabish Ahmed played a wonderful knock of 73 runs off 53 balls including 8 boundaries. Umair Usman swiftly scored 43 runs off 32 balls. Despite their efforts, the team was unsuccessful in chasing the target as their remaining batsmen failed to put up runs. The match was very close, coming down to the last ball.
Sumya Builders Gladiators won the match by 1 run.