ISLAMABAD - Peshawar Region inflicted 118-run defeat against Karachi Blues in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2013-2014 fifth round Group-I match at Arbab Niaz Stadium Peshawar on Saturday. Karachi were bowled out for 147 runs in their second innings. Ashraf Ali was top-scorer with 39 runs while Javed Mansoor added 36 and Rajesh Ramesh 21. Iftikhar Ahmed and Jibran Khan took three wickets each. Earlier, Peshawar were bowled out for 168 in 50.5 overs. Zohaib Shera claimed 5-55 and Rajesh Ramesh 3-64. At Abbottabad Stadium, Waqar Orakzai (138*) helped Abbottabad Region finish strongly against Bahawalpur. Abbottababd scored 401-6 in 109 overs with only 36 runs further required to level the scores. Khalilullah made 69 while M Naeem added 50 and Adan 48. Imranullah took 2-83.–Staff Reporter