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Orangi Hunters rout Saddar Strikers in Karachi Super League

Orangi Hunters hammered Strikers in the group match of ongoing Karachi Super League by huge 169 runs.


After winning the toss hunters decided to bat first. Opening batsmen started baton charging against the Saddar bowlers and put 69 runs in first four overs. Hunters were 125/1 in 8 overs and Rehan Tanoli was unbeaten on 85 runs. Tanoli got out on 88 runs in just 30 balls with 11 boundaries and 6 sixes while Fawad scored a quick cameo of 44 runs in 24 balls 2 fours and 4 sixes. In allotted 20 overs, Hunters scored a massive 241 runs for the loss of 7 wickets.

Ahmer Shah remained the economical bowler from Saddar as he picked up 3 wickets for 24 runs in 4 overs. Yasir Aim got 2 while Araslan Hussain and Hanan Achakzai grabbed one wicket each.

In reply, Saddar Strikers were in deep deep trouble as they were 52/6 in the seventh over of the innings and all the team fall prey at 72 runs in 12.2 overs and Hunters hunts the strikers by buge margin of 169 runs. 6 Saddar batsmen were unable to open their account while 9 of them did not move into double figures. Opener Hanan Achakzai 27 and Aryan Ali 13 not out were main runs scorers from Saddar Strikers.

Adnan picket up 3 wickets while Fawad got two and Faisal, Arif took 1 wicket each from Orangi Hunters.

In pool A, Orangi Hunters tops the table with 8 points after playing 5 matches as they won 4 and lost just 1. Malir Dragons with 6 points and 3 wins remains second. From Pool B, Gulshan Tigers got 1st position in the points table with 8 points as they played 5 matches, won 4 and lost 1. Kemari Warriors with 2 wins and 2 loss got second spot.

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