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T20 Festival Match In Muzaffarabad

Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister’s XI defeated Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman’s XI by six runs in an exhibition match in Muzaffarabad.

AJK Prime Minister XI, batting first, posted a total of 164-5. Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Rizwan was the top scorer with the bat as he played a 55-run knock.

Naveed Malik and Hassan Raza scored 26 runs each.

PCB Chairman XI, in chase of 165-run target, were restricted to 158 for the loss of just four wickets. Sarfaraz Ahmed and Abid Ali scored 40 runs each.

AJK Minister of Sports, Youth and Culture Chaudhry Saeed along with PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani distributed shields among the players while Azhar Ali was presented a trophy for the win.