result
18th Match (N), Rawalpindi, Oct 3 2021, National T20 Cup
Central PNJB won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
3/14
faheem-ashraf
17.2
4
Khushdil to Talat, FOUR runs

Talat finishes it off in style by tapping it down the ground and hitting it through the line to seal the contest. Pitched on a fuller length and he leans forward to beat the fielders inside the circle

17.1
Khushdil to Talat, no run

Lobbed up around the pads, eases it down to square leg, no run

end of over 1710 runs
CPNJB: 119/3CRR: 7.00 RRR: 0.33
Babar Azam59 (49)
Hussain Talat6 (8)
Zia-ul-Haq 3-0-19-0
Khushdil Shah 2-0-11-0
16.6
Zia-ul-Haq to Babar Azam, no run

Sharp bumper that hits him on the helmet, that was well-directed and was kicking and screaming off the surface, Babar was too early into the pull shot

16.5
6
Zia-ul-Haq to Babar Azam, SIX runs

Right out of the meat of the bat! All the way for six to cause delirium in the stands. Babar Azam is in a hurry

16.5
1w
Zia-ul-Haq to Babar Azam, 1 wide

Wasted effort from Zia and he he will have to reload this one, wide signalled by the umpire

16.4
1
Zia-ul-Haq to Talat, 1 run

Spears in the yorker, he gets underneath it and scampers through a run

16.3
1lb
Zia-ul-Haq to Babar Azam, 1 leg bye

Good length, raps on the pads and rolls over to fine leg. Just nine off 21 balls required, this is turning out to be a walk in the park affair for Central Punjab

16.2
1
Zia-ul-Haq to Talat, 1 run

Pulls his length back, width on offer, he stays back and rides it down to deep third man

16.1
Zia-ul-Haq to Talat, no run

Back of a length, around the line off, a hint of inward seam movement off the deck, presses forward and gently taps it down to the left of mid-off

end of over 164 runs
CPNJB: 109/3CRR: 6.81 RRR: 2.75
Hussain Talat4 (5)
Babar Azam53 (46)
Khushdil Shah 2-0-11-0
Hassan Khan 4-0-15-2
15.6
1
Khushdil to Talat, 1 run

Tossed up on a full length, takes a few step outside the crease and bunts it down the ground

15.5
Khushdil to Talat, no run
15.4
Khushdil to Talat, no run

Lobbed up on a fuller length on off stump, punches it off the frontfoot towards mid-off

15.3
2
Khushdil to Talat, 2 runs

Flighted delivery on middle and leg, tucked off the hips behind square on the leg side

15.2
1
Khushdil to Babar Azam, 1 run

Floats it up on a full length, he loads up and spanks it down into the acres of spaces at midwicket

15.1
Khushdil to Babar Azam, no run

Tossed up on a length, swats it down to extra cover

end of over 154 runs • 1 wicket
CPNJB: 105/3CRR: 7.00 RRR: 3.00
Babar Azam52 (44)
Hussain Talat1 (1)
Hassan Khan 4-0-15-2
Khushdil Shah 1-0-7-0
14.6
1
Hassan to Babar Azam, 1 run

Dropped short around middle and leg, worked to on side and he nonchalantly gallops through a run

14.5
1
Hassan to Talat, 1 run

Fuller and outside off, gently patted down to mid-off

14.4
W
Hassan to Qasim Akram, OUT

Tried to execute an almighty heave over long on, completely missed the line of the ball and it spun just enough to miss the bat, Azam quickly removes the bails.

Qasim Akram st †Azam Khan b Hassan Khan 10 (17m 13b 1x4 0x6) SR: 76.92
14.3
Hassan to Qasim Akram, no run

Round the wicket, lands it on a shorter length and bit of room on offer, he backs away to make room and thwacks a cut, finds the fielder inside the circle

14.2
1
Hassan to Babar Azam, 1 run

Platter of singles doing the job nicely for Central Punjab at the moment

14.1
1
Hassan to Qasim Akram, 1 run

Round the wicket, length ball, strays on the pads, flicked to the leg side