North Kashmir Invitation TCI Cup (Pattan)
SRINAGAR: Manchester beat Pattan XI by two wickets in the final of North Kashmir Invitation TCI Cup (Pattan) on Tuesday.
In pursuit of herculean total 175 Manchester batsmen came out with positive frame of mind to achieve the target. Iqbal Ahmad played a blistering knock scoring quick fire 60 off just 32 balls. He was ably supported by Bilal Ahmed who hit some lusty hits smashing 49 from just 23 balls. Arshid also scored 32 as Manchester achieved the desired target in just 17.5 over’s with two wickets in hand.
For Pattan XI Niyaz took two wickets. Earlier batting first Pattan XI won the toss and opted to bat first they put a formidable total of 174/8 in their allotted 20 overs game.
For Pattan XI Mohammad Yaseen was the main contributor to the scoreboard scoring 42. In his 25 ball he hit few boundaries and brace of hits for maximum. Ishfaq lone also contributed 42 runs.
For Pattan XI, Bilal and Sameer took two wickets each while Iqbal and Arshid bagged a wicket each.
Iqbal Khandy for his all-round performance walked away with man of the match.