Asad stars as Tapal CC win again.
KARACHI -- A brilliant contribution of 79 from Hafiz Asad Baig and equally penetrative bowling by Raza-ul-Hasan and Lal Kumar enabled Tapal CC seal a 31-run victory over Shameel Associates in the 31st Aga Khan Ramazan T20 Cricket Tournament tie at the Aga Khan Gymkhana Ground here on Wednesday.
Tapal CC's second success win in Group 'B' was made possible by Asad who struck 10 fours and two sixes during a 48-ball innings to help his team collect 186-6 in 20 overs.
Opener Zakir Malik hit four boundaries and three sixes in making a 19-ball 41 runs as he and Asad added 88 for the third wicket.
Shameel Associates, in reply, were dismissed for 155 in 17.5 overs with Zeeshan Jameel making 62 off 34 balls with three fours and five sixes. Sajjad Hashmi 28 in 25 balls with five fours.
Off-spinner Raza-ul-Hasan finished with excellent figures of 4-27 in 2.5 overs, left-armers Lal Kumar claimed three for 18 and Faraz Ahmed Khan 2-30.
TAPAL CC 186-6 in 20 overs (Hafiz Asad Baig 79, Zakir Malik 41, Daniyal Ahsan 25; Hasan Nawaz 2-37); SHAMEEL ASSOCIATES 155 in 17.5 overs (Zeeshan Jameel 61, Sajjad Hasmi 28, Nadeem Shahzad 17; Raza-ul-Hassan 4-27, Lal Kumar 3-18, Faraz Ahmed Khan 2-30 ).