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Records tumble as Imran Ganai helps Islamia Cricket Club to defeat Nambal Blues

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Anantnag, Aug 05: A slew of records tumbled as Imran Ganai opening batsman of Islamia CC destroyed the bowling of Nambal Blues by smashing 160 runs not out in just 42 balls in Krangso T20 Championship on Sunday.

Islamia CC reached the target of 214 for 3 in just 11.2 overs of match after Nambal blues posted 213 runs and every spectator assumed the host to confirm their berth in the tournament.

However, extraordinary performance by Islamia CC came out all guns blazing and reached the target in 11.2 overs of match. Although, one of the opening batsman from Islamia CC went back to the pavilion after scoring just 14runs, but at the other end Imran completely depleted the host team.

Nambal Blues made a fist of huge target when Shahid and Yasir Ahmad rushed to their half centuries but once they were dismissed regular wickets quickly stalled the innings and set the target of 214 runs for opposite rivals.

Opening batsmen of Islamia CC while chasing the target could easily see through the target when Imran Ganai took brace of sixes off every bowler of the host and smashed 160 runs not out in 42 balls including 16 sixes and 11 fours.

Imran Ganie quickly rushed to his half century in 5th over of match after as he destroyed the bowling order of host team and revelled a record that is impossible to break; these are the kind of numbers a batsman would dream of even in 30-40 over format.

Despite the short boundaries in the playground the venue never witnessed such a big successful run chase; Man of the match award was given to Imran Ganai for his remarkable 160 runs.

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