Reigning champions The Avengers suffered a shock defeat in their opening game of the Pakistan round of the MoneyGram Thunder Nation Cup to the Stars XI would would go on to face Pak XI in the final.
Pak XI batted first and made 4/55 from their seven overs after some energetic fielding from the Stars XI who were then able to chase down the target with the loss of just one wicket and with nine balls remaining, Faisal Nassim finished unbeaten on 26.
Faisal Nasim and Huzaifa Izbal were selected to trial for the MoneyGram Thunder Nation Cup All-Stars.
Stars XI join PIFI (Bangladesh) and West United (Nepal) who have already qualified for the MoneyGram Thunder Nation Cup Semi Final Day. With Sri Lanka, India, Fiji and Afghanistan all still to play, teams can register here.
This year will also see the introduction of a Women’s MoneyGram Thunder Nation Cup round, aimed at cricket supporters from all ranges of abilities and is designed to be a fun and exciting introduction to cricket. The day is Free and participants can register here.