Although the batsman, who has played 40 Tests, 58 ODIs, and 7 T20s for Pakistan, has retired from international cricket. But the threat of his bat is still intact. The name of this batsman is Imran Farhat, who has played the important role of the opening batsman for Pakistan. (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Balochistan)
Farhat is currently playing in the Pakistan Cup Cricket Tournament where he scored a century against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on behalf of Balochistan. It is another matter that his century could not save the team from defeat. However, this high scoring ODI match proved to be very exciting.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa VS Balochistan match report
In the match played in Karachi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa scored a huge score of 370 for 9 wickets while batting first. Adil Amin and Mohammed Harris scored centuries for the team. Adil hit 9 fours and 5 sixes in a quick inning of 121 off 90 balls. After him, Harris, who came out to bat at number seven, hit 100 runs from just 75 balls. In this aggressive innings, he hits 11 fours and 2 sixes. Apart from these two batsmen, no player could cross the 25-run mark.
Farhat played an innings of 123 off 88 balls, but…
Balochistan had a good start and opener Bismillah Khan and captain Imran Farhat added 119 runs for the first wicket. Bismillah smashed 42 runs off 36 balls. Haris Sohail, who come to the bat at number three, also scored 40 runs. But after his small innings of 29 balls, he also continued to walk. During this, Farhat held one end.
After Sohail’s dismissal, Akbar ul Rehman scored 50 off 52 balls, and then Ayaz Tasavur scored 53 off 49 balls. But due to lack of support from the lower order, the Balochistan team could only manage 347 runs in 47 overs and lost the match by just 23 runs. For the team, Farhat scored an innings of 123 off 88 balls, in which he also hit 17 fours and 3 sixes. But he could not win the team.