National T20 Cup: Nawaz shines as Northern bags first victory against Southern Punjab
Northern have defeated Southern Punjab by 5 wickets and secured first-ever win in National T20 Cup 2021.
Playing first, Southen Punjab had a bad start as they lost their first wicket at 2. Salman Agha, playing his first match, scored 24 off 24 while Khushdil Shah made 20 off 22 balls.
Sohaib Maqsood played a sensible game and took the team in the middle overs. He smacked 75 runs off 47 balls. With the outstanding batting of Sohaib, the Northern side managed to set a target of 175 on the scoreboard.
From Southern Punjab, Musa Khan has taken 3 wickets.
Chasing the target, Haider Ali with the help of five fours (4) and 1 maximum scored 40 runs off 27 balls. Shadab Khan scored 30 runs. Mohammad Nawaz played smart cricket and managed to bag the first victory for Northern. Nawaz scored 56* runs.