Aslam and Manzoor tons set up Sindh win

Team Sindh won their match with ease as they downed Balochistan by 42 runs on Thursday.

Sindh team’s openers Khurram Manzoor and Sami Aslam scored impressive centuries to hand over team Balochistan a target of 229 runs. In response, team Balochistan could only manage to score 186 runs against their opponents.

Sindh team’s openers Khurram Manzoor and Sami Aslam scored centuries to build an opening partnership of 148 runs against Balochistan. Khurram Manzoor played a blistering knock and smashed sixes and fours across the ground to reach his century from 69 balls.

The rain affected match has been limited to 31 overs per side. Sindh team is the only team in the tournament so far whose batsmen have scored centuries.

Sindh captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has said that the team players have made their best efforts to overcome their weaknesses in the practice sessions. Coach Tauseef Ahmed is also hopeful for their best performance.

The star-studded team includes seamers Mohammad Amir, Sohail Khan and Anwar Ali who are ready to take wickets and batsmen Khalid Latif, Khurram Manzoor and Fawad Alam prepared to strike.

Balochistan captained by Azhar Ali has already defeated Shoaib Malik led Punjab team  by 12 runs on Tuesday in their inaugural match.

Baloachistan: Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hasan, Umar Akmal, Shahid Yousuf, Mohammad Nawaz, Ghulam Haider, Sohail Tanvir, Saeed Ajmal, Umar Gul, Junaid Khan

Sindh: Khurram Manzoor, Sami Aslam, Khalid Latif, Sohaib Maqsood, Fawad Alam, Sarfraz Ahmed, Bilal Asif, Anwar Ali, Mohammad Amir, Sohail Khan, Hasan Khan

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