ISLAMABAD/LAHORE -  Skipper Salman Butt heroics (unbeaten 121) helped Wapda beat SSGCL by 11 runs on D/L method in the Quaid-e-Azam Cup One-Day 2018-19 Round Six Pool-B match here at the Marghazar Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

Put into bat first, SSGCL hammered massive 391-7. Sami Aslam played an inspirational innings of 109-ball 114 runs hitting 11 fours and 2 sixes while Awais Zia (77) and Ammad Aslam (55) also played well. Sadaf Mehdi captured 3-78 and Arshad Iqbal 2-73. Helped by Salman Butt’s unbeaten 121, Wapda scored 292-3 in 39 overs and were declared winners on D/L as bad light prevented further play. Riffatullah (79) and Kamran Akmal (42) also batted brilliantly.

In another Pool-B match at Pindi Stadium, ton-up Saud Shakeel steered PTV to a thrashing 95-run win over ZTBL. PTV, batting first, posted huge 304-7 on the board with Saud Shakeel slamming 107 and veteran all-rounder Abdul Razzaq unbeaten 60. Raza Ali Dar bagged 2-38 and Muhamamd Ali 2-69. In reply, ZTBL were bundled out for 209 in 45 overs with Shakeel Ansar scoring 69. M Irfan Jr clinched 4-36, Waleed Malik 3-38 and Sami Ullah 2-32.

At Gaddafi Stadium, Rawalpindi Region beat Lahore Region Blues by 29 runs. Batting first, Rawalpindi Region piled up a good total of 279-6 in 50 overs with Zeeshan Malik hammering 143-ball 149 runs hitting 14 fours and four sixes while Asif Ali smashed unbeaten 34, M Nawaz 23. Saad Nasim 2 wickets for 50 and Hassan Qadir 2 for 72. In reply, Lahore Region Blues were all out for 250. Saad Nasim hit 51, Hassan Qadir 35, Zubair Malik 33 and Salman Fayyaz unbeaten 31. Muhammad Ismail grabbed 4 wickets for 50 and M Nawaz 2 for 42.

In Pool A match at Diamond Cricket Ground, Imad Wasim helped Islamabad hammer Peshawar Region by 115 runs. Batting first, Islamabad posted 288-8 in 50 overs. Imad slammed 104 while Faizan Riaz struck 60. Akmal Khan claimed 3-66, M Ilyas 2-50 and Imran Khan Junior 2-71. In reply, Peshawar were bowled out for 173 in 36.3 overs with Nabi Gul scoring 78. Farman Ullah captured 4-12 and Shahzad Azam 2-19.

At KRL Stadium, NBP routed KRL by 6 wickets. Batting first, KRL were bowled out for 252 in 49.4 overs. Shoaib Ahmed struck 116, Saif Badar 68 and Usman Arshad 40. M Azam bagged 3-40, Mushtaq Ahmed Kulhoro 2-22 and Ghulam Mudassar 2-54. NBP, in reply, achieved the target in 46.4 overs losing 4 wickets. Rameez Raja thwarted 53, Kamran Ghulam unbeaten 51 and Ahsan Ali unbeaten 40. Shoaib Ahmed took 3-37.

At LCCA Ground, Lahore Region White defeated Fata Region by 4 wickets. Batting first, Fata Region were all out for 214 in 48.5 in overs. Rehan Afridi scored 59 off 88 balls hitting three fours and one six while Muhammad Arif hit 31 and Khushdil Shah 30. Zaid Alam claimed 3-29, Haris Bashir 3-33 and Waqas Ahmed 3-57. In reply, Lahore Region White achieved the target for the loss of six wickets in 41.1 overs. Zain-ul- Hasnain was top scorer with 57 runs while Nauman Anwar struck 40 and Anas Mansoor 38. Abdul Rauf grabbed 4-42.

 

SUMMARIZED SCORES POOL “A”

AT LCCA GROUND, LAHORE

FATA REGION: 214 all out 48.5 in overs (Rehan Afridi 59, Muhammad Arif 31, Khushdil Shah 30, Samiullah Jr. 22, Muhammad Talha 20, Zaid Alam 3-29, Haris Bashir 3-33, Waqas Ahmed 3-57)

LAHORE REGION WHITE: 215-6 in 41.1 overs (Zain-ul- Hasnain 57, 80 balls, 3x4s, Nauman Anwar 40, 35 balls, 6x4s, 1x6, Anas Mansoor 38, 5x4s, 1x6, Haseeb-ur-Rehman 23, 43 balls, 1x4, Abdul Rauf 4-42)

AT IQBAL STADIUM, FAISALABAD

HBL: 269-8 in 50 overs (Rameez Aziz 43, Sajjad Ali 36, Umar Akmal 32, Abid Ali 30, Bilawal Bhatti 2-44, Rahat Ali 2-54, Musa Khan 2-70)

SNGPL: 205-6 in 40 overs (Raees Ahmed 57*, Adnan Akmal 52, Imran Butt 31, Ali Waqas 26, Khurram Shahzad 2-36, Abdul Rehman 2-39)

AT DIAMOND GROUND, ISLAMABAD

ISLAMABAD REGION: 288-8 in 50 overs (Imad Wasim 104, Faizan Riaz 60, Shahzad Azan Rana 40*, Fahad Iqbal 23, Akmal Khan 3-66, M Ilyas 2-50, Imran Khan Jr. 2-71)

PESHAWAR REGION: 173 all out in 36.3 overs (Nabi Gul 78, Sajid Khan 28, Gohar Ali 26, Farman Ullah 4-12, Shahzad Azam 2-19)

AT KRL STADIUM, RAWALPINDI

KRL: 252 all out in 49.4 overs (Shoaib Ahmed 116, Saif Badar 68, Usman Arshad 40, M Azam 3-40, Mushtaq Ahmed Kulhoro 2-22, Ghulam Mudassar 2-54)

NBP: 253-4 in 46.4 overs (Rameez Raja 53, Kamran Ghulam 51*, Ahsan Ali 40*, Umer Saddique 40, Shoaib Ahmed 3-37)

POOL “B”

AT GADDAFI STADIUM, LAHORE

RAWALPINDI REGION: 279-6 in 50 overs (Zeeshan Malik 149, Asif Ali n34*, M Nawaz 23, Saad Nasim 2-50, Hassan Qadir 2-72)

LAHORE REGION BLUES: 250 all out in overs (Saad Nasim 51, Hassan Qadir 35, Zubair Malik 33, Salman Fayyaz 31*, Rizwan Hussain 28, Tayyab Tahir 26, M Ismail 4-50, M Nawaz 2-42)

AT PINDI STADIUM, RAWALPINDI

PTV: 304-7 in 50 overs (Saud Shakeel 104, Abdul Razzaq 60*, Nihal Mansoor 38, Azam Khan 22, Ali Khan 20, Raza Ali Dar 2-38, Muhammad Ali 2-69)

ZTBL: 209 all out in 45 overs (Shakeel Ansar 69, Shahrukh Ali 38, Saad Ullah Ghauri 33, Raza Ali Dar 28, M Irfan Jr 4-36, Waleed Malik 3-38, Sami Ullah 2-32)

AT MULTAN STADIUM, MULTAN

MULTAN: 223-9 in 50 overs (Imran Rafiq 85, Hasnain Bukhari 53*, Saifur Rehman 32, M Sami 2-42, Faraz Ahmed 2-42)

REGION KARACHI REGION WHITE: 220 all out in 44.1 overs (Saad Ali 82, Khurram Manzoor 60, Omair Bin Yousaf 38, Ghulam Rehman 3-51, Saddam Afridi 3-52, Hassnain Bukhari 2-19, Waziq Habibullah 2-51)

AT MARGHAZAR GROUND, ISLAMABAD

SSGCL: 391-7 in 50 overs (Sami Aslam 114, Awais Zia 77, Ammad Aslam 55, Adil Amin 45*, Saifullah Bangash 38, Sadaf Mehdi 3-78, Arshad Iqbal 2-73)

WAPDA: 292-3 in 39 overs (Salman butt 121*, Riffatullah 79, Kamran Akmal 42, Usman Shinwari 1-42, Usama Basharat 1-63).