MUZAFFARABAD: Home side Muzaffarabad beat Bagh Stallions by seven wickets in a rain-hit contest to start Kashmir Premier League (KPL) season 2 on a winning note.
In a five-overs-a-side contest due to rain, the Tigers were set to chase 53 runs. Iftikhar Ahmed smashed quick 24 runs to help the Tigers chase down the target in 4.4 overs. The right-handed batter smacked two boundaries and as many sixes.
Haseebullah made 14 runs off nine balls to give a quick start to the Tigers while chasing. Haseeb's knock included two boundaries.
For Stallions, Ali Majid bagged two wickets while Rumman Raees took a wicket.
Earlier, Mohammad Sarwar (25) and Sohaib Maqsood (17) drove Stallions to 52-4 in five overs. Sarwar smoked two sixes and a boundary whereas Maqsood smashed two boundaries and a six.
Mir Hamza and Arshad Iqbal bagged two wickets each for the Tigers.