Pentangular Cup: Punjab beat Balochistan to reach final
KARACHI: Punjab Stallions has qualified for the final after defeating Balochistan Bears by six wickets here at the National Stadium on Wednesday.
Batting first, Balochistan Bears scored 284 runs for the loss of four wickets in the allotted 50 overs.
Saeed Bin Nasir played an undefeated innings of 97 while Misbah-ul-Haq and Mohammad Hafeez made 49 and 46, respectively.
Shoaib Malik claimed two wickets.
In reply, Punjab Stallions achieved the winning target with nine balls remaining. Opener Salman Butt and captain Shoaib Malik hit hundreds with 109 and 108 not out, respectively. Kamran Akmal remained unbeaten at 48.