Dolphins v Panthers, RBS Pentangular One Day Cup, Karachi April 23, 2010

Shahzaib, Asad star in Dolphins win

Cricinfo staff

Sind Dolphins 252 for 6 (Shahzaib 78, Asad 59) beat Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Panthers 250 for 6 (Rafatullah 90, Azam 2-37)

Sind Dolphins, buoyed by half-centuries from Shahzaib Hasan and Asad Shafiq, raced to their second consecutive win of the Pentangular One Day Cup and consequently inflicted a second defeat in as many games on Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Panthers in Karachi. The top order made the victory possible for the Dolphins, with openers Khurram Manzoor and Shahzaib added 100. Asad then combined with Shahzaib to push the score to 144, and backed up by small, yet important, contributions from those who followed, the Dolphins overhauled a target of 251 with 31 balls to spare.

For the Panthers, Rafatullah Mohmand starred with 90 at the top of the order to take them to a competitive score, and he was supported by Adnan Raees, Zohaib Khan and Yasir Shah. Azam Hussain picked up 2 for 37, and played a significant role in ensuring the Panthers were kept to a score that his team could chase down.