Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has clinched PCB U13 Catch em Young National One Day Tournament by beating Southern Punjab by five wickets at Iqbal Stadium Faisalabad on Saturday.
KP’s skipper led from the front as the right-handed opening batsman struck 72 runs off 78 balls to help his team chase 157 runs target with 13 balls to spare.
While batting first Southern Punjab posted 156-9 with Fahad Kashif scoring highest 48 runs off 47 balls. Mohammad Salman bagged three wickets while Ahmed took two wickets for 27 runs.
In reply, KP started off aggressively with their skipper taking charge. Zulqarnain was the other prominent scorer from KP as he scored 41 runs off 40 balls. His inning included 6 boundaries.
Ahmed named man-of-the-final and man-of-the-tournament for his all-round performance throughout. He had scored 283 runs and took 11 wickets.