News International – Karachi Whites down: Peshawar, FATA stun Multan

KARACHI: Shoaib Malik and Khurram Manzoor blasted fine fifties and Arshad Iqbal bowled splendidly to enable Karachi Whites to surge to the summit when they overwhelmed Peshawar by 21 runs in their third outing of the National T20 Cup at Multan Cricket Stadium in Multan on Saturday.

Summary

  • Karachi Whites down: Peshawar, FATA stun Multan KARACHI: Shoaib Malik and Khurram Manzoor blasted fine fifties and Arshad Iqbal bowled splendidly to enable Karachi Whites to surge to the summit when they overwhelmed Peshawar by 21 runs in their third outing of the National T20 Cup at Multan Cricket Stadium in Multan on Saturday.
  • Former Pakistan skipper Malik (71*) and in-form Khurram (53) catapulted Karachi Whites to 161-3 in the allotted 20 overs after being invited to bat first.
  • Discarded international Rahat Ali remained the most expensive of the bowlers for Karachi Whites as he took 1-42 in four overs.
  • Earlier in the day, after losing their previous two outings quite closely, FATA eventually opened their account after beating strong Multan by five wickets thanks to fine performances from Mohammad Irfan Junior and Samiullah.
  • Samiullah Junior then smashed a 49-ball 58 with two sixes and four fours as FATA raced to the target with four balls to spare after losing five wickets.


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