TAMPA/FL – USA: Zishawn Qureshi continues to enjoy his purple patch with the bat as he starred in the Tampa Premier League (TPL) Super 6 tournament on Saturday taking his team Tigers to the finals only for bad light to prevent the finals from being played.
Qureshi who has been in brilliant form this season took away the top batsman award with four breathtaking knocks that left his peers and opponents in awe. He took Tigers to three victories in their four matches that took them to the finals.
In the first match, the right-hander scored 24 off just six balls with three massive sixes and a four. His effort enabled his team to record a huge 71-run win over Legends.
In the second match he was up to his tricks again, slapping 24 off nine balls with two fours and a six. This effort enabled his team to record a slim four-run win over Royal Renegades.
Match three saw him in good form again as he made 30 off 15 balls with a six. His effort was however not enough as his team lost to Rebels 2 by 26 runs.
A knock of 28 off eight balls came in match four against Rebels, which saw Tigers pull off a 68 run victory over Rebels 1.
In all, he scored 106 runs in the tournament without being dismissed as he retired in all four innings. He scored eight sixes and three fours and faced just 38 balls for his 106 runs. He had an amazing strike rate of 278.95.
24 off 6 balls with three sixes and a four.
24 off 9 balls two fours and a six.
30 off 15 balls one six.
28 off 8 balls with two sixes and a four.
Tigers 137 (Zishawn Qureshi 24rt, Praveen Borra 26rt, Kathick Achantha 34rt, Mayur Patel 26rt) vs Legends 66/3 – Tigers won by 71 runs.
Tigers 108 (Zishawn Qureshi 24rt, Praveen Borra 25rt, Karhtick Achantha 34rt) vs Royal Renegades 104/2 – Tigers won by 4 runs.
Rebels 2 102/4 vs 76/2 (Zishawn Qureshi 30rt, Praveen Borra 25rt) – Rebels 2 won by 26 runs.
Tigers 117/2 (Zishawn Qureshi 28rt, Praveen Borra 28rt, Vamsi Mantana 30rt) vs Rebels 1 49/4 – Tigers won by 68 runs.