ZTBL beat SBP to clinch SMBB Women Cricket Challenge Trophy

Karachi: Zarai Taraqqiati Bank (ZTBL) Women cricket team clinched 4th Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Women Cricket Challenge Trophy – 2016 after thrashing State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) by 70 runs at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Monday.

ZTBL batted first in the match and put on board a competitive total of 159-4 in 20 overs. Javeria Khan batted well for the side scoring 62 runs off 55 balls. Nahida Bibi also batted well scoring 48 runs. Anam Ameen captured two wickets.

SBP in response scored a paltry total of 88-7 using the allotted quota of 20 overs. Ayesha Zafar top scored for the side with 25 runs. Diana Baig, Almas Akram and Sana Mir captured two wickets each.

ZTBL received a cash prize of Rs 200,000 while SBP cashed Rs 100,000 as runners-up.

Javeria received ‘Player of the Match’ award. Meanwhile, ‘Player of the Tournament’ went to ZTBL’s Bismah Maroof.