Kainat, Naila guide PCB XI to a one-run victory against HEC


Kainat Hafeez with the bat and Naila Nazir with the bowl helped PCB XI to notch a one-run victory against HEC in the 2nd Inter-Departmental T20 Women’s Cricket Championship at the Diamond Ground in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Kainat played a worthy inning of 74 runs to help PCB XI reach 148-4 while batting first. Naila Nazir took three wickets in the second part of the inning to catch the opponents before accomplishing the target.

Ayesha Nasim scored 28 runs for PCB XI with the help of two boundaries. Ghazal Amir took two wickets for HEC conceding 37 runs in four overs.

While chasing HEC started thing well for them but unfortunately fell just a run short to the victory. Khatija Chishti showed her skills by scoring 53 runs off 41 balls including eight boundaries. Hadiqa Dar made 37 runs off 44 balls.

In the second match of the day, ZTBL defeat State Bank by 58 runs due to the brilliance of Javeria Wadood and Fatima Sana.

Javeria took ZTBL to a strengthful total of 171-5 in 20 overs by scoring 57 runs off 56 balls with the help of seven boundaries. Nahida Bibi scored 52 runs while Bismah Maroof contributed 36 runs to team’s total.

While defending the total, Fatima Sana took three wickets to help her team restrict the opponents. Aliya Riaz fought hard for State Bank by scoring 34 runs off 38 balls.