All Round view (Mardan): Southern Punjab defeated defending champions Northern by seven wickets in the first semi-final and qualify for the final of National T20 Cup in Rawalpindi.
PTV Sports telecast the match live. Earlier, Northern captain Imad Wasim won the toss and elected to bat first.
Batting first northern scored 160 runs for the loss of five wickets in allotted 20 overs.
Opener Ali Imran and Zeeshan Malik provide 37 runs stand for the first wicket.
Zeeshan Malik made 16 runs before Mohammad Abbas got his wicket.
Ali Imran and Haider Ali then added 43 runs for the second wicket.
Ali Imran completed his half-century and made 50 off 35 balls. He smashed three sixes and four fours in his innings.
Haider Ali made 18 while skipper Imad Wasim scored 19 runs.
In the end, Shadab Khan played a superb knock. He made unbeaten 48 off 27 deliveries. Shadab hit three sixes and four boundaries.
For Southern Punjab, Zahid Mehmood bagged three wickets.
In reply, Southern Punjab achieved the 161-run target for the loss of three wickets in 18.4 overs.
Openers Shan Masood and Zeeshan Ashraf provide a brilliant start to their team.
Both added 91 runs stand for the first wicket in 10 overs.
Zeeshan Ashraf completed his half-century and made 55 runs off just 32 balls, he hit four fours and four sixes in his quick-fire knock.
Skipper Shan Masood played a match-winning knock. He remained top scorer with unbeaten 79 off 58 balls. He smashed six fours and two fours.
Shoaib Maqsood made 16 runs.
For Northern, Haris Rauf, Shadab Khan and Muhammad Musa took one wicket each.
Shan Masood was declared man of the match.
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