ZTBL, SBP win in SMBB Women Cricket Challenge Trophy

Karachi: ZTBL and SBP women recorded convincing triumphs in 4th Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Women Cricket Challenge Trophy – 2016 on Thursday at Bagh-e-Jinnah Ground in Lahore.

ZTBL Women defeated Omar Associates by 30 runs. ZTBL batted first in the match and put on board 135-4 in 20 overs. Bismah Maroof (52 runs), Nahida Bibi (36 runs) and Nida Dar (34 not out) batted well for the side.

Omar Associates in response scored 105-9 in 20 overs. Fazila Ikhlaq top scored for the side with 26 runs. Bismah Maroof took two wickets for the winning side.

Meanwhile, SBP women trounced HEC Women by nine wickets. HEC batted first in the match and put on board a paltry total of 85-7 in 20 overs. Kainat Hafeez top scored for the side scoring unbeaten 29 runs. Noreen Yaqoob, Aliya Riaz and Elizabth Barkat took two wickets each for the side.

SBP in their turn easily achieved the victory total scoring 86-1 in 12.3 overs. Sidra Amin played an unbeaten 41-run knock off only 35 balls. Ayesha Zafar scored 31 runs.