KARACHI: Rumman Raees Khan and Misbah Khan were the star men as they took three wickets apiece to send Omar CC into the final of 17th Dr MA Shah Night Trophy after they defeated Gilani Heroes by four wickets in the semi-final. The match, being played at the Asghar Ali Shah stadium, turned out to be a low-scoring but intriguing tie. Batting first, Gilani Heroes were bundled out for 93 in 18.4 overs. Mohibullah top-scored with 30 to give some respectability to the total. In reply, Omar CC were given a scare as they kept losing wickets at regular intervals. However, wicket-keeper Javed Mansoor and Sheryar Ghani scored 26 runs each, down the order, to help their team to 94 for six in 17 overs.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 17th, 2012.
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