News International – KARACHI: Qasmi Gymkhana stormed into the final by overpowering Agha Steel by seven wickets in the second semi-final of Karachi Gymkhana Ramadan Festival T20 here at the KG Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

Summary

  • KARACHI: Qasmi Gymkhana stormed into the final by overpowering Agha Steel by seven wickets in the second semi-final of Karachi Gymkhana Ramadan Festival T20 here at the KG Cricket Ground on Tuesday.
  • Batting first after winning the toss, Agha Steel got off to a scintillating start as opener Muhammad Afzal hit one six and four fours in his whirlwind 12-ball 25 in the first wicket stand of 30 in just two overs.
  • Agha Steel were in danger of getting bowled out below 100 when their seventh wicket fell at 96 but a little cameo from Imran Ali (32 off 21 balls) lifted the total to 136.
  • Qasmi Gymkhana virtually seized a place in the final with the 69-run opening stand between Shahbaz Javed (71 off 54 balls) and Riaz Mirani (35 off 30 balls).
  • Opener Shahbaz, who struck four sixes and three fours, was adjudged the Man of the Match.Agha Steel’s left-arm spinners Kashif Bhatti (2-26) and Hasan Mahmood (1-31) looked threatening but the score was too little to be defended.


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