Babar’s Team Green defeats Sarfaraz’s Team White by two runs


LAHORE: Babar Azam led Team Green beat Sarfaraz Ahmed’s Team White by two runs after an exciting competition in the second practice 50-overs match ahead of South Africa here at Gaddafi Stadium on Wednesday. 

Mohammad Rizwan scored 112 runs to help Team Green score 356-8 in 50 overs. In-form Fakhar Zaman smashed 58 runs whereas Babar contributed 48. Imam-ul-Haq made 34.

Faisal Akram and Mohammad Hafeez bagged two wickets each for Team White.

While chasing a revised total of 320 runs, Team White fell just three runs short after playing 47.5 overs. Asif Ali smashed the highest 95 runs for Team White followed by Abdullah Shafique who shined with 62.

Saud Shakeel and Sharjeel Khan scored 36 and 19 runs respectively. Haris Rauf, Mohammad Nawaz, and Shaheen Shah Afridi took three scalps each for Team Green.

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