Sialkot Stallions clinch Super-8 T20 title


FAISALABAD: Sialkot Stallions beat Lahore Lions by 74 runs to clinch the Super-8 T20 Cup on Monday, reports.

Sialkot Stallions won the toss and opted to bat first.

The stallions scored 197/9 in their 20 overs as Nauman Anwar made 97 runs from 54 balls which included 10 boundaries and six sixes.

Haris Sohail scored 47 runs while Ayaz Tasawwar made 13 runs while captain Shoaib Malik made 11 runs.

Aizaz Cheema took four wickets for the Lahore side whereas Qaiser Ashraf grabbed three wickets and Imran Ali dismissed one batsman.

In reply, Lahore Lions could only manage 123/8 in their 20 overs with Umar Akmal scoring 35 runs while Saad Nasim contributed 26 runs with the bat whereas Imran Ali made 23 runs.

Lions bowlers Sultan Ahmed, Mukhtar Ahmed and Bilal Asif took two wickets each while Bilawal Bhatti and Shoaib Malik both got one wicket as well.

Nauman Anwar was named Man of the Match.