Sikandar Raza of Lahore Qalandars had completed his 50 runs against Quetta Gladiators with fours and sixes. He was the player of the match.
Image Credit source: Lahore Qalandars twitter
Lahore, Sikandar Raza, who is running in tremendous form, has once again done wonders. Once again, he single-handedly destroyed all the hard work of the team in front. Shaheen Shah Afridi’s team Lahore Qalandars won by 17 runs against Quetta Gladiators even after losing 7 wickets for 50 runs in the match of Pakistan Super League. Hero Sikandar Raza was the one who made the victory possible for him. Who scored an unbeaten 71 off 34 balls. During this, Raza hit 8 fours and 3 sixes.
Coming out to bat first, Shaheen’s Lahore Qalandars had a very poor start. In the form of stars like Mirza Baig, Fakhar Zaman, Abdullah Shafiq, Sam Billings, Hasan Talat, Shaheen and David Wise, Lahore were reduced to 7 for 50 in 9.3 overs.
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Raza’s lonely struggle
Seeing the bad condition of the team, Sikandar Raza fought alone. He stood at one end. After this partnered with Rashid Khan, Haris Rauf and Zaman Khan. Haris and Zaman could not even open the account, but they stayed at one end, allowing Raza to score runs at the other end and took the score from 50 to 148 in 19.2 overs in Lahore. Lahore got the last blow in 19.2 overs in the form of Zaman.
Special from @HarisRauf14 👌 Celebrating the wicket by making #QalandarsCity logo#sochnabemanahai #HBLPSL8 #QalandarHum #LQvsQG pic.twitter.com/0uqDMeCSgE
— Lahore Qalandars (@lahoreqalandars) March 2, 2023
50 runs completed with fours and sixes
Raza returned unbeaten on 71 runs. He played an unbeaten fiery innings in 34 balls. During this, he hit 8 fours and 3 sixes. That is, he completed 50 runs with fours and sixes only. Chasing the target, the pace of Sarfaraz Ahmed’s Quetta team was stopped by the Lahore bowlers and Quetta could manage only 131 runs for 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Will Sameed scored the maximum 32 runs. Haris took 3 wickets and Rashid Khan took 2 wickets.
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