Surti Builders defeated Filter Experts CC in the final match of the Tournament of Surti Builders.
Batting first, Filter Experts CC had a rough start as they lost both openers for scores of 5 runs and 9 runs respectively. Hussain Saeed added 27 runs off 18 balls to the team’s score in an attempt to help them recover from early losses. Abdullah Alam made 15 runs off 17 balls while Hasnain Raza scored 16 off 8 balls. Despite their efforts, the team managed only a small total of 104 runs as the remaining batsmen skittled out and were dismissed in 17 overs. Muhammad Umair Shaikh bagged 3 wickets for his side while Fayyaz Hussain, Fazal Afridi and Syed Imran took 2 wickets each. The bowlers were able to restrict their opponents and put pressure on the batsmen while also bowling economical spells.
Surti Builders wasted no time in chasing their target as the openers swiftly put up runs on the board. Khalil Ahmed played a great knock of 34 runs off 25 balls including 5 boundaries and remained not out throughout the innings. Malik Karar Ali smashed 37 runs off 26 balls including 7 boundaries. M. Ali’s 26 not out off 14 balls helped the team in their innings. Their efforts allowed the team to chase the easy target in just 10 overs and claim the title of champions. The bowlers were unable to take crucial wickets and struggled to perform against the strong batsmen.
Surti Builders won the final by 9 wickets.