Pakistan Emerging team took on India Emerging team at Dhaka in the 1st Sem-Final of the tournament (Emerging Teams Cup). Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat, after which they managed to score 267-7 courtesy 66 from Omair Yousuf and 47 from Saif Badar.
In reply, India fell short of just 3 runs in a nail-bitter thriller. Saif Badar also delivered with the ball in hand as he managed to pick up 2 wickets and one run-out.
Saif’s all-around performance in the semi-final against the arch-rivals gained him the man of the match award. The 21-year old has also represented Multan Sultans in Pakistan Super League. The right-handed batsman has currently played 8 First-Class, 29 List-A, and 26 T20 games.