Pak Kashmir VS Panthers Quarter Final
In of the quarter finals Panthers thrashed Pak Kashmir in a one sided affair. Panthers Skipper Asim Shahzad won the toss and elected to bat, they got off to a horrific start when Imtiaz removed inform opener Ulfat Shahzad for a duck. Salik Iqbal and Ejaz Butt stabilized the inning registering a 45 runs partnership.
Pak Kashmir was in the driving seat when Panthers were 110 in 20 overs. With just ten overs left in the inning. Once again it was Nousherwan Adil who started the assault on Kashmir Bowlers to all parts of the park. Panthers scored 50 runs in a 3 overs during the batting power play. Panthers finished with a total of 210 for 8 in 30 overs. Nousherwan Adil played a gem of an inning scoring 80. He was well supported by Salik Iqbal (33) and Shahbaz Najam (43) Bowling for Pak Kashmir Imtiaz picked up 4 wickets for 55 runs in 6 overs.
Kashmir chased got off to horrendous start when Nousherwan Adil bowled Asim Shah for a duck on the very first ball with a huge inducker. Ulfat Shahzad also struck in the second over by removing Faisal with an outswinger.
Kashmir slipped further when Afridi was dismissed for a duck by Nousherwan Adil taking a brilliant catch of his own bowling. Pak Kashmir was at this state 3 wickets for just 10 runs on the board.
Panthers kept striking in short intervals to bundle out Kashmir for a mediocre scored of 86. Bowling for Panthers Ulfat Shazad bowled a fine spell of swing bowling with figures 2 for 15. The spin duo of Salman Ahmed and Mohammad Imran were brilliant as always. They took three wickets each giving away just 27 runs.
This was Panthers 10th consecutive wins and will face Challengers in semi-finals on Saturday.
On 9/24 Warriors vs Carriacou at Seaview Ave
Carriacou 131 all out from 23.3 overs, Kiran Mitchell 44. Bowling for Warriors young all-rounder Asad Munawar 4/23 from 6 overs, Waqaz Mahzar 4/26 from 6 overs. Warriors 132 for 8 from 25.1 overs, Kabir Hussain 44, Asad Munawar 41. Bowling for Carriacou, Devon Jones 3/25 from 6 overs, and Brendon Mckie 2/15 from 4 overs.
Warriors winning by 2 wickets.
On 9/25 Warriors vs Carriacou at Marine Park B
Quarter final match. Warriors 116 all out from 28 overs, Kabir Hussain 33, Atta Khan 27. Bowling for Carriacou, Alwyn Simmon 3/25 from 6 overs, Brendon Mckie 2/23 from 6 overs, Devon Jones 2/27 from 6 overs. Carriacou 118 for 5 from 27 overs, Loxley Williams 26, Kiran Mitchell 22. Bowling for Warriors Jahanzib Azam 2/17 from 4 overs.
Carriacou winning by 5 wickets.
Mark Audain Prediction: As the season wines down, the semi finals this Saturday will feature, Punjab vs Carriacou, I am going with Punjab to win that encounter, the 2nd semi final will feature Panthers vs Challengers, I am going with Panthers to win that encounter, then On Sunday will be the grand finally of the BCL cricket league 2011 35-overs competition.
Report courtesy of Mark Audain