Muneeba Ali's side register five-run win in Rawalpindi
PCB Challengers registered five-run victory over PCB Blasters in the fifth game of the National Triangular T20 Women’s Cricket Championship 2020 in Rawalpindi on Saturday.
Challengers, electing to bat, were anchored to 157-7 on the back of a 61-run knock by Bismah Maroof. She hit nine boundaries and a six in space of 48 deliveries.
Fatima Sana chipped in with unbeaten 33-ball 41 which included four fours and a maximum.
Hafsa Amjad was the pick of the bowlers with her figures of 3-27 in four overs.
A valiant half-century by veteran Javeria Khan was not enough for the Blasters to secure their first win as the side were restricted to 152-6 in their 20 overs.
Khan’s 56-run knock came off 47 balls and included eight boundaries.
Captain Aliya Riaz made 37 off 31 balls after hitting three fours and a six.
Fatima Sana, Saba Nazir and Bismah Maroof were the wicket takers for Muneeba Ali’s team.