Haider, Zeeshan power Northern to 242-3 against KP

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Haider Ali and Zeeshan Malik’s explosive batting have powered Northern to 242-3 in 20 overs against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the first match of the National T20 Cup at Multan Cricket Stadium.

The 19-year-old Haider and 23-year-old Zeeshan partnered for 180. Haider scored 90 off 51 balls whereas Zeeshan made 77 off 47 balls. Junaid Khan was the pick of the bowlers for KP, picking 2-44 in four overs.

The partnership between Haider and Zeeshan is the highest second-wicket partnership in the history of the tournament’s history.