LAHORE- An unbeaten 102 from Hussain helped Northern clinch a three-wicket win over Central Punjab within the second spherical match on Wednesday.
At Rana Naved ul Hasan Cricket Academy in Sheikhupura, after being put to bat, Central Punjab scored 239 for 9 in 50 overs. Afzal Manzoor coming to bat at quantity 9 scored an unbeaten 51 from 42 balls, hitting three fours and 4 sixes. Hasnat Abbas (47) and Bilal Munir (42) have been different notable scorers. For Northern, Mubasir Khan took 4 wickets for 30, whereas Sajjad Khan grabbed three wickets for 36 runs.
In reply, Northern misplaced three wickets for 77 runs on the board, however Abdul Faseeh (55 from 70 balls, 11 fours) contributed a 86-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Hussain. Hussain’s unbeaten knock of 102 got here from 84 balls, smashing 9 fours and 6 sixes. For Central Punjab, Umar Eman picked two wickets for 21.
At LCCA Floor in Lahore, Southern Punjab after being put to bat have been bowled out for 168 in 38.Three overs towards Balochistan. For Balochistan, right-arm quick bowler Aurangzaib grabbed 4 wickets for 42 runs in 9.Three overs, whereas Hikmat Ullah and Mohammad Ibrahim Senior took two wickets apiece. Southern Punjab’s Mubashir Ali top-scored with a 48-ball 37, hitting three fours and a six. Faizan Zafar and Mohammad Shehzad chipped in with 36 and 33 runs, respectively.
In return, Sindh chased down the goal in 38.2 overs, because of Haseebullah’s knock of 46 from 73 balls which included six fours and a six. Yasir Khan was additionally amongst the runs scoring a 40-ball 32 smashing three fours and two sixes. Each contributed 48 runs for the opening wicket within the run chase. For Southern Punjab, Faisal Akram grabbed two wickets for 31 runs.
Within the third match of the day, Sindh defeated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by 38 runs at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. After being put to bat, the defending champions Sindh have been dismissed for 204 within the 49th over. Adeel Meo was prime scorer with a 71-ball 54, laced with 4 fours whereas Shahryar Rizvi (32) and Rizwan Mehmood (29) have been different notable scorers. For KP, Izhar Ahmed took 4 wickets, whereas Ahmed Khan and Shahid Khan grabbed two wickets every. In reply, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been bowled out for 166 in 46 overs courtesy Aaliyan’s 4 wickets.
SCORES IN BRIEF
NORTHERN U19 241-7, 45.5 overs (Hussain 102*, Abdul Faseeh 55, M Raza ul Mustafa 29; Umar Eman 2-21) beat CENTRAL PUNJAB U19 239-9, 50 overs (Afzal Manzoor 51*, Hasnat Abbas 47, Bilal Munir 42; Mubasir Khan 4-30, Sajjad Khan 3-36) by Three wickets.
BALOCHISTAN U19 169-5, 38.2 overs (Haseebullah 46, Yasir Khan 32, Basit Ali 21; Faisal Akram 2-31) beat SOUTHERN PUNJAB U19 168 all out, 38.Three overs (Mubashar Ali 37, Faizan Zafar 36, Mohammad Shehzad 33; Aurangzaib 4-42, Hikmat Ullah 2-26, Mohammad Ibrahim Snr 2-37) by 5 wickets.
SINDH U19 204 all out, 48.1 overs (Adeel Meo 54, Shahryar Rizvi 32, Rizwan Mehmood 29, Talha Ahsan 25; Izhar Ahmed 4-25, Ahmed Khan 2-26, Shahid Khan 2-43) beat KP U19 166 all out, 46 overs (Mohammad Farooq 50, Abbas Ali 28, Nasir Faraz 28; Aaliyan Mehmood 4-35, Kashif Ali 2-9, Syed Zeeshan Zameer 2-16) by 38 runs.