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Kamran, Butt Blitz Record Opening Stand In National T-20

In the National T-20 Cup, Kamran Akmal and Salman Butt set a record for the highest opening partnership in T20s in an astonishing batting display that propelled Lahore Whites to a 109-run win over Islamabad.

Kamran Akmal and Salman Butt shared unbeaten 209 runs opening Wicket stand in the 27th Match of National T-20 at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium.

Their partnership meant that Lahore had another T20 record - the highest innings score by a team without losing a Wicket.

Kamran's knock was devastating, as the Former Pakistan Wicketkeeper scored 150 off 71 balls, the highest score by a Pakistani Batsman in the format. He hit 14 fours and a Dozen Sixes.

Salman Butt played a more sedate knock of 55 off 49, hitting 8 fours.

The pair surpassed the opening partnership of 207 set by Kent Batsmen Joe Denly and Daniel Bell-drummond in the Natwest T20 blast earlier this year, and notched up only the third 200-plus opening stand in T20 Cricket.

There was no respite for Islamabad, none of their five bowlers going at less than 9.50 runs per over.

In reply chasing a huge target of 210, Islamabad were bowled out for just 100 runs in 18.4 over's.

Lahore Whites had already secured their path to the Semis before this game, but the margin of the win ensured they finished above their local rivals Lahore blues and took top spot.

PTV Sports is telecasting the whole event Live.