Lyari thrashes Surjani in Karachi Super League
Lyari Riders beats Surjani Eagles by 38 runs in the ongoing Karachi Super League group match at New Nazimabad cricket ground, Karachi.Innovators Karachi Super league - 2018 New Nazimabad Cricket Stadium
Lyari after winning the toss elected to bat first as the half centuries from Farooq Hassan and Muhammad Afzal put Riders in a handsome position against the opponents. Farooq scored 70 while Afzal played the innings of 50 runs. Afroz Hasan 29 and Ali Mehar 22 helped Lyari Riders to score 179 runs in allotted 20 overs for the loss of only 2 wickets.
In reply, Surjani only managed to score 141 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 6 wickets as Riders won the match by 38 runs. Yaseen Khan played innings of 41 runs not out in 31 balls while Ali Shah 31 was other top scorer. Bilal Manzoor clinched 2 wickets while Afroz Hassan, Hasnain Rizvi and Owais Farooq bagged 1 wicket each from Riders.
After the 29th group stage match, Orangi Hunters after playing 5 matches tops the Pool A with 8 points while Lyari Riders with 6 points secured the second spot. In Pool B, Gulshan Tigers after playing 5 matches secured top position while Koragi Fighters after 5 matches and 6 points ended on second.
Top 4 teams from both groups will qualify for the quarterfinal stage of the tournament.