Khyber Pakhtunkhwa win National U13 One Day Tournament

KARACHI: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) beat Southern Punjab (SP) by two wickets to win National U13 One Day (25 overs) Tournament here at UBL Sports Complex on Sunday. 

Set to chase 148 runs, KPK’s Nafees Akhtar led his team from the front and scored 44 runs laced with five boundaries. Mohammad Naveed made 26 runs including five boundaries.

For SP, Abdur Rehman bagged two wickets.

Earlier, opening batter Mohammad Umar smashed 56 runs to rescue SP as they were bowled out for 147. Rehman contributed 21 runs.

Zulfiqar Zain bagged three while Nafees and Naveed took two wickets each for KPK.

For his all-round performance, Nafees bagged man-of-the-final award.