Hussain, Shoaib performance lead Central Punjab to win over Sindh
Central Punjab has defeated Sindh by eight wickets here at the Gaddafi Stadium.
After beating the in the 19th game of the National T20 Cup, Central Punjab has moved to the top spot on the points table.
Central Punjab chased down the 129-run target for the loss of two wickets. Hussain Talat and Shoaib Malik gathered 98 runs. Hussain scored 52 runs with the of 8 fours and 1 maximum while Shoaib Malik made 40 off 25 balls.
For Sindh, Mir Hamza took one wicket.
Earlier, Sarfaraz Ahmed played a fighting knock after his side had a disappointing start. Sindh’s captain remained unbeaten on 54 off 37 deliveries, powered by five fours and one six.
Ahsan Ali was the other notable batter, scoring 23 while Danish Aziz and Anwar Ali scored 20 each.
Sarfaraz reached his 15th T20 fifty in the last over where he smacked 16 runs off Wahab Riaz.
For Central Punjab, Faheem Ashraf and Hasan took two wickets each while Wahab and Usman Qadir bagged one each.
Hussain Talat emerged as player of the match.
It is to be noted that Babar Azam was not featured in today’s match for Central Punjab due to personal commitments.