Balochistan’s dream run in the ongoing edition of the Pakistan Cup was finally smashed as the team representing the largest province of the country was defeated by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the final. Winning the toss, KPK batted first and posted 307 with the aid of contributions from Abid Ali and the lower order.
In response, Balochistan looked good to get their hands on the trophy but the lower-order failed to show any resistance. Nevertheless, one of the major positives of the tournament was the Lahore Qalandars’ product Haris Rauf who recorded another impressive outing.
Rising to fame through the last edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), effervescent paceman Haris Rauf continued his good run in his debut List-A tournament. The Rawalpindi born plied his trade for Balochistan and played a pivotal role in making his team reach the final of the Pakistan Cup.
In the all-important final, Haris displayed his prowess on a true batting surface. The proficient cricketer grabbed two crucial wickets to go with his economical spell of 41 runs.
Playing 4 games of the tournament, the 25-year old ended up as the second-highest leading wicket-taker for Balochistan. After managing 7 scalps at 30.14 in the competition, Haris sits adamant to consistently perform well in the domestic circuit and don the green jersey of Pakistan.