Hafiz Kaleem and Salman Randhawa scored half centuries while Taswar Ali Jammu claimed five wickets as One Stop Tourism thrashed Sialkot XI by a massive 209 runs in the Sharjah Summer Cup 2017 organized by Sharjah Cricket Club.
Winning the toss and opting to bat first at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Fahad Ansari and Hafiz Kaleem stitched together a quick partnership of 57 runs for the opening wicket.
Fahad Ansari departed after smashing a 13-ball 25 consisting of four boundaries and a six.
Hafiz Kaleem powered to 63 from only 24 deliveries supported by two fours and eight sixes to further boost One Stop Tourism’s total.
Mohammad Ikram Khan (45, 20b, 3×4, 4×6) also looked in an aggressive mood as he smashed 45 facing only 20 balls with the help of three boundaries and four sixes.
Ayoob Inayat remained unbeaten on 44 from 24 balls peppered with three four and four sixes but it was Salman Randhawa who stole the show during the last part of the innings.
His 20-ball stay fetched 61 runs that saw his send the ball over the ropes on nine occasions as One Stop Tourism achieved 269 for six in 20 overs.
Imran Zafar claimed two wickets for Sialkot XI.
Chasing a huge target, Sialkot XI were in for an early shock as six wickets fell inside 20 runs. Among that Taswar Ali Jammu accounted for four wickets. He added another to his tally and Taheer Latif picked three as Sialkot XI were shot out for just 60 in 10.1 overs. Ali Gul Agha scored a 24-ball 35 that ensured Sialkot XI had some respectable total.
Taswar Ali Jammu bowled four overs in which he gave only 10 runs while Taheer Latif picked his three wickets in just the seven deliveries he bowled conceding only four runs.
Brief scores: One Stop Tourism bt Sialkot XI by 209 runs. One Stop Tourism: 269/6 in 20 overs (Fahad Ansari 25, Hafiz Kaleem 63, Mohammad Ikram Khan 45, Ayoob Inayat 44 not out, Salman Randhawa 61; Imran Zafar 2/54). Sialkot XI: 60 all out in 10.1 overs (Ali Gul Agha 35; Taswar Ali Jammu 5/10, Taheer Latif 3/4). Man of the match: Taswar Ali Jammu.