Defending champions register 35-run win in Multan
Northern registered a 35-run victory over Central Punjab in the seventh game of the National T20 Cup in Multan.
Central Punjab, chasing a 156-run target, were dismissed for just 120 in 18.1 overs.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Abid Ali was the top scorer for the Saad Nasim-led unit as he made 36 off 33 balls with the help of five boundaries.
The pace duo of Haris Rauf and Muhammad Musa bagged three wickets each.
Northern, after being asked to bat first, scored 155-8 where captain Shadab Khan top-scored with 30 off 17 balls.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa take on Southern Punjab in the second game on Saturday.