Haris Sohail's side register narrow three-run win in Multan
Balochistan registered a narrow three-run win over Central Punjab in the 12th game of the National T20 Cup in Multan on Monday.
Saad Nasim’s side, chasing a 169-run target, were restricted to 165-7. It is the team’s third successive defeat in this year’s tournament.
Abdullah Shafique, who played a brilliant knock of 102 not out against Southern Punjab earlier in the tournament, was the standout performer for the side with the bat as he made 54 off 41 balls with six fours to his name.
Veteran fast-bowler Umar Gul returned with figures of 4-37 in his four overs.
Earlier, opening batsman Imam-ul-Haq scored an unbeaten half-century as the side finished at 168-8 in their 20 overs.
The left-hander, who scored 94 for his side in their previous game against Southern Punjab, top-scored once again with 80 off 55 deliveries with the help of eight boundaries and a six.