Karachi blues beat Karachi whites by nine runs in the opening match of national t20 cup 2016 in Rawalpindi. Earlier, batting first Karachi Blues scored 158 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in allotted 20 Over’s. Opener Shahzaib Hasan remained top scorer with 60 runs knock. He hit six boundaries and one six in his innings. Bilawal Bhatti hit unbeaten 21 runs with the help of two sixes and one boundary. Khalid Latif and Mohammad Sami scored 17 and 15 runs respectively. For Karachi Whites, Mir Hamza, Tabish khan and Azam Hussain took two wickets each. In reply chasing 159, karachi whites scored 149 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in allotted 20 over’s. Tariq Haroon remained top scorer with 28 runs knock, smashing three sixes and one boundary. Sohail khan hit 25 runs with the help of two sixes and one boundary. Both shared 51 runs stand for the seventh wicket. Akbar-ur-Rehman made 25 runs with the help of four boundaries. For Karachi Blues Mohammad Sami bagged three while Bilawal Bhatti and Saeed Ajmal took two wickets each.