Last Sunday NLCA faced KCC at Jyväskylä as it was their last match at there. This match was not as closed as the previous one and NLCA won the match by a big margin of 43 runs.
Earlier of the day KCC won the toss and elected to bowl first. They had a very good start with the ball and got the first wicket in the first ball of the match. NLCA’s batting was full of caution and aggression. Other opening batsman Azhar Rana scored 76 with 4 huge sixes. Z Ullah was the second highest scorer with his valuable knock off 34 runs. Finally they have made 176 for 8 after the completion of 20 overs.
In the second innings, KCC had never found the desired momentum to chase the run. Both the opening bowler Muzamil Ahmed and Salman Mian bowled with beautiful line. Salman Mian picked up two crucial wicket in his first two over and KCC lost 3 in the first six over. The damage was fulfilled by Hasnain Virk as he captured two wicket in two balls. Finally KCC was all out for 133 in 19.3 overs. NLCA will play their next match against OCC at their home venue.
NLCA have won their consecutive second win in the summer season 2017 against JCC at Jyväskylä. The visitors have won the toss and selected to bat first. Both the openers, Hasnain and Rana have started their innings cautiously. After 6 they have scored 40 with the lost of Hasnains’s wicket. One-down batsman Umair has scored 49 and carried the scoring rate towards the end. NLCA have lost wicket in regular interval and after 20 overs they have managed to scored 162.
In the second innings, NLCA’s fast bowler Muzammil has picked the first wicket in his first over. Though JCC have lost three wickets in the first six over, they have managed to score 47. After that Salman and Saad have shown some tremendous bowling performance and after 10 they have scored only 62 runs. Meanwhile the wickets are falling regularly when Umair has come to bowl. He has picked 4 wickets. In the final over JCC need to score 21 run to win and Umair has given 16 in the first three bowl. Yet he has made an comeback and bowl three dot balls and finally NLCA have won.
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