Mohammad Rizwan’s side register comfortable eight-wicket win in second semi-final
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have qualified for the final of the National T20 Cup 2020 after registering a comfortable eight–wicket win over Sindh in the second semi-final in Rawalpindi on Saturday.
They will face Shan Masood-led Southern Punjab in the final on Sunday.
The side successfully chased the 143-run target in 14.5 overs, courtesy of half-centuries by captain Mohammad Rizwan and Fakhar Zaman.
Their opening partnership 113 runs set the tone for the run chase.
The wicketkeeper-batsman led his side from the front with his 67-run knock which lasted 50 deliveries and included 11 boundaries.
The left-hander made 57 after hitting eight fours and two sixes.
Sindh, being sent to bat first, were dismissed for 142 in 19.5 overs.
Opening Khurram Manzoor was the standout performer with the bat as he made 74 with the help of eight boundaries and two sixes.
Danish Aziz chipped in with 39-run knock which included three sixes.
The pace duo of Imran Khan Sr. and Usman Shinwari took two wickets for Mohammad Rizwan’s team.