Shadab Khan's side register seven-wicket win in Multan
Northern registered a seven-wicket win over Balochistan in the 14th game of the National T20 Cup in Multan on Tuesday.
Shadab Khan’s side successfully chased the 157-run target in 17.5 overs, thanks to a 42-run knock by wicketkeeper-batsman Rohail Nazir.
The right-handed batsman put on a 52-run partnership with Ali Imran (30 off 25) for the second wicket.
An unbeaten 72-run stand by Asif Ali (41 off 30) and Hammad Azam (30 off 23) for the fourth wicket took the side home with 13 balls to spare.
The defending champions have won all of their five matches in the tournament so far.
Earlier, Balochistan captain Haris Sohail scored a half-century as the side finished their 20 overs at the score of 156-6.
The 31-year-old played a captain’s knock of 51 off 41 deliveries with the help of four boundaries and two sixes.
All-rounder Akbar-ur-Rehman chipped in with his 38-run knock which came off 32 ball and included two fours and two maximums.
Veteran fast-bowlers Sohail Tanvir and Mohammad Amir took two wickets each in the match.