The Rising Stars beat the MHWirth Stallions by 45 runs in the Herringshaw Cup match played between the third and fourth placed teams in the league. The Rising Stars, after winning just once in the league hit form at the perfect time, thanks to a good all round performance, led by Harish Kanna, with 41 runs and three wickets.
The Rising Stars batted first and made 113/5 from their twenty overs. Harish’s 41 was well supported by Adeel Illyas (13) and Taqrim Ghous (14*). Talha Riaz had two wickets for the Stallions and Amit Sundly conceded just 7 runs in 4 overs.
The Stallions lost wickets early, and apart from a stand of 30 between Ayaz Ghani (15) and Rakesh Negi (14) never looked like reaching their target. They were bowled out for 68 in 13.3 overs, with Sajawal Usto taking 3/13, Adeel Illyas 3/19 and Harish Kanna 3/14.