KARACHI: Hasan Mehmood single-handedly destroyed NBP’s batting line-up, taking five wickets for 25 runs as SBP beat the defending champions by 66 runs in their Advance Telecom 2nd Corporate T20 Cup match. SBP chose to bat and were all out for 151 with Naveed Yasin scoring 60 off 44 balls, an innings laced with three sixes and five fours. Off-spinner Irfanuddin took three wickets for 31 runs. In reply, NBP were bundled out for 85 in 16.3 overs with Naumanullah (28) with Hasan grabbing five wickets to be named man of the match. NBP, who have no chance of progressing, will play their last group match against Omar Associates.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 6th, 2012.