SHARJAH: A late onslaught by Anwar Ali brought Bengal Tigers their first victory against Punjabi Legends in the third match of the T10 league here at Sharjah.
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The Sarfraz-led team now needed 100 runs to win in 10 overs but kept losing wickets despite some great hitting by Aamer Yamin, Sarfraz and Delport.
Punjabi Legends’ pacer Hassan Ali took 4 wickets to put a dent in Tigers’ efforts but Anwar Ali’s sixes saw them home with four balls to spare.
Famous for his timely slogging, pacer Anwar Ali took charge in the end to hit two sixes in the end to bring victory his team and keep them in the tournament.
Earlier Bengal Tigers bowlers restricted Misbah-led Legends to 99 runs in 10 overs.
Legends Umar Akmal and Shoaib Malik remained top scorers from their side by scoring 38 and 30 runs respectively.
Tigers’ bowlers De Lange and Aamer Yamin took 2 wickets each.