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Sohail Akhtar & Rizwan Hussain scintillating tons won games for Omar Associates & State Bank.

Sohail Akhtar & Rizwan Hussain scintillating tons won games for Omar Associates & State Bank.

On the second night in the 7th Corporate T20 Cup, Omar Associates defeated Candyland by a heavy margin of 98 runs, thanks to Sohail Akhtar’s 53 balls 103 and Saud Shakil’s 3-fer. Later State Bank won a thrilling contest by just 4 runs against Pakistan Air Force. Rizwan Hussain scored a hundred for the State Bank, while Hussain Talat put up a good fight for PAF scored 89.

Candyland won the toss and elected to field first, Omar Associates batsmen welcomed the decision. Sohail Akhtar with 105 and Khurram Shehzad with the cameo of 50 runs in the later part of the innings facilitated the team to score 233 in their 20 overs. Yasir Hussain was the pick of the bowler of who picked up two wickets for 45. In reply Candyland batsmen weren’t looked comfortable against the bowling of Omar Associates, only Hafiz Saad impressed the much and contributed with 74 to team’s total of 134 in 20 overs.
Sohail Akhtar was awarded as a player of the Match on the slashing first century of the tournament in this season.
In the second game of the night, Pakistan Air Force won the toss; they also decided to put their opposition to bat first. Rizwan Hussain almost smashed every ball out of the Park, his innings of 101 off 59 included 7 fours and 6 towering Sixes. SBP finished their innings at 174 runs. Owais Iqbal picked up three wickets for only 27 runs; while the rest of the bowlers weren’t able to answer the onslaught of SBP batsmen. In reply Pakistan Air Force failed 4 runs short to the run-chase; Ammad But picked up two wickets and helped his team to restrict the opposition to 170 runs only.
Rizwan Hussain was awarded as a player of the Match on his well-crafted 100 runs.
On Super Sunday, two more games to be decided, in the first game K-Electric will be facing Momin Seeds, who are coming from a heavy defeat in the opening game of the tournament. In the second game of the night Omar Associates will be facing State Bank, both teams started with a win and now looking for adding two more points to their board, this game is going to be an electrifying game.

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