Federal Areas to meet Punjab in Disabled T20 Cup final


Federal Areas defeated Balochistan by 28 runs to set the final clash with Punjab in the Disabled T20 Cup.

Gohar Ali with the bowl and Hamza Hameed with the bat took away the match from opponents. Hamza scored 95 runs to help Federal Areas reach 164-5 after they were being asked to bat first at Rashid Latif Cricket Academy on Thursday.

Hamza struck eight boundaries and five sixes during his stay at the crease. Khalid Mahmood made 22 runs off 25 balls. Adil Abbasi bagged two wickets for Balochistan.

In reply, Baluchistan made efforts to accomplish the target but Gohar bowled a brilliant spell of 4-19 to help Federal Areas restrict their counterpart.

Adeel Abbasi fought hard for his team by scoring 53 runs off just 35 balls. Matloob Qureshi contributed 25 runs.

It is pertinent to mention here that the final contest of the event will take place between Federal Areas and Punjab on March 29.