Pacer’s 4-23 helped side register a five-run narrow win1
Haris Rauf’s stunning bowling performance was enough for Northern to register a narrow five-run win over Southern Punjab in the 19th match of the National T20 Cup in Rawalpindi on Sunday.
Defending a modest total of 145, the right-armer put on a match-winning bowling performance after finishing with the figures of 4-25 in four overs.
For Balochistan, all-rounder Aamer Yamin finished the innings with the top score of 33 off 19 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes.
Earlier, Northern set a 146-run target for Southern Punjab.
Imad Wasim’s side, after being sent to bat, managed 145-7 in their 20 overs where Asif Ali top-scored with 35 off 32 deliveries with the help of five boundaries.
Mohammad Ilyas and Hussain Talat bagged two wickets each for the Punjab side.