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Farooq scores unbeaten half-century to help Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U16 defeat Sindh U16

Mohammad Farooq scored an unbeaten half-century to help his side, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U16, defeat Sindh U16 in the ongoing PCB-Pepsi National U16 three-day tournament.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U16 v Sindh U16, Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad

At Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad, Mohammad Farooq’s calm and collected unbeaten 64 helped Khyber Pakhtunkhwa beat Sindh by eight wickets.

Resuming their innings from the overnight score of 18 for one in chase of 105 runs, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa reached the target in 36.1 overs for the loss of two wickets.

The win ensured Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U16's place in the final of the tournament. 

Northern U16 and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U16 will now play the three-day final at the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad from December 8 to 10, 2019.

Scores in brief:

Sindh 163 all out, 67.1 overs (Syed Taha Shah 36; Mohammad Irfan 6-32) and120 all out,42.2 overs (Saad Baig 61; Mohammad Umar 5-27) 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 179 all out, 57.3 overs (Abbas Ali 66; Aaliyan Mehmood 7-68) and 106-2, 36.1 overs (Mohammad Farooq 64 not out)

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