Federal Areas have won the toss & elected to bowl first in the 9th match of Pakistan Cup 2019 from Pindi Cricket Stadium.
The openers of Balochistan could not provide a good start for their team Owaise Zia got out early after scoring 13 runs off 9 balls along with him Zeeshan Ashraf just managed to score 2 runs only after facing 9 balls.
But Balochistan after loosing 2 wickets the skipper himself Asad Shafiq played brilliant inning for his team, he scored 72 runs off just faced 83 balls including with 8, fours and 1, six.
In the middle of the inning Ali Imran and Umar Akmal helped their for posting good total on the scoreboard, Ali Imran scored 77 runs off 85 balls with the help of 5, fours and 4, sixes and Umar Akmal has been out standing so far for his Balochistan in this Pakistan Cup 2019, he scored 77 runs off just faced 45 ball including with 6, fours and 4, sixes to reach the total at 289 runs on the scoreboard for 10 wickets after played 49 overs.
Sadaf Hussain was only successful bowler who took 4 crucial wickets for his Federal off just 46 runs conceded in his 7 overs only.
In the run chase Federal Areas’s opener Ahmed Shahzad and Israrullah provided them a great start to keep momemtum alive, Shahzad scored 44 runs after faced 36 balls and Israrullah managed to score 31 runs by facing 41 balls.
But after lost 2 wickets of openers Saud Shakeel and skipper himself Mohammad Rizwan fought for their team, Saud scored 40 after played 58 balls and Rizwan scored 76 runs off 67 balls including with only 9, fours.
And rest of the batsman could not finish the match for their victory of the team. They just managed to score 266 runs after bowled out in 46.1 over.
Balochistan beat Federal Areas and won by 23 runs and Balochistan qualified for the Finale and Federal Areas could not win any single game in this Pakistan Cup 2019.
Ali Imran was declared the player of the match.