Hafeez steers Lahore Lions to large win

Hafeez steers Lahore Lions to large win


Umar Amin plays a lofted shot, India v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, Group B, Edgbaston, Jun 15, 2013

Mohammad Hafeez‘s dominant 46-ball 73 propelled Lahore Lions to an eight-wicket win over Bahawalpur Stags in Rawalpindi. Chasing 143, Lahore reached their aim with 7 balls to spare. Hafeez came in with Lahore on 13 for 1 and combined 95 with Ahmed Shehzad, who scored 40, before putting on an consecutive 37 with Umar Akmal to sign victory.

Things didn’t utterly utterly go to devise for Lahore after they won a toss, as Bahawalpur openers Hamid Ali and Imranullah Aslam put on 77 in 9 overs. But once Mustafa Iqbal bowled Imranullah, Bahawalpur collapsed, and mislaid all 10 wickets for usually 65 runs. Aizaz Cheema picked adult 3 wickets, while Wahab Riaz and Saad Nasim took dual each. Hafeez, meanwhile, conceded usually 17 runs in his 4 overs.

In a second compare during a same ground, Rawalpindi Rams degraded Federally Administered Tribal Areas Cheetahs by 68 runs, interjection to a 47-ball 82 from captain Umar Amin.

Amin came in with Rawalpindi on 21 for 3, and saw a measure turn 27 for 4 when Riaz Afridi discharged Naved Malik – it was a discerning bowler’s third wicket. Amin afterwards combined 101 for a fifth wicket with Mohammad Nawaz before he was out to Asif Afridi. The maladroit Amin had struck 5 fours and 5 sixes. Nawaz and Hammad Azam afterwards combined an consecutive 52 to pull Rawalpindi’s sum to 180 for 5, with Azam scoring a 14-ball 27.

In reply, FATA were 60 for 8 in a 16th over before Riaz, their captain, and Asif Ali put on an consecutive 52 in a final 27 balls of a innings. Riaz finished dominant on 46 off 24 balls, with 4 fours and 3 sixes, to go with his 3 wickets.

An dominant 41 from Mohammad Urs helped Larkana Bulls beat Hyderabad Hawks by 4 wickets with dual balls to gangling in Islamabad.

Chasing 157, opener Ahsan Ali done a poignant grant attack 43 from 26 balls with 3 fours and as many sixes. Although a side mislaid a few discerning wickets, Urs kept a group on track, with his 29-ball innings that had 4 fours and a six.

Earlier a 59-run, third-wicket partnership between Aqeel Anjum and Faisal Athar helped Hyderabad redeem from early wickets. Rizwan Ahmed and Shoaib Laghari afterwards common an dominant 46-run mount to pull a measure to 156 for 5. Both batsmen finished on 26 off 12 balls.

Zohaib Ahmed, Junaid Nadir and Imad Wasim picked adult 3 wickets any to set adult Islamabad Leopards’ 46-run win over Peshawar Panthers.

Chasing 135, Peshawar folded for 88 in a 16th over, with usually 3 batsmen reaching double-figure scores. Zohaib and Nadir discharged a tip and center order, while Wasim’s 3 wickets helped purify adult a tail-end of Peshawar’s batting.

The bowling opening done adult for a batting fall that saw Islamabad event from 94 for no detriment to 118 for 6 after being put in to bat. Opener Babar Azam struck 55 off 52 balls and was good upheld by Sarwar Khan who done 33 off 36 balls though dual run-outs and a few discerning dismissals hold a side behind from scoring a bigger total.

A middle-order fall where they mislaid 6 wickets for 23 runs saw Quetta Bears lose to Karachi Dolphins by 12 runs. Set 151 for a win, Quetta looked plain during 99 for 2 though an indirect fall meant they could measure usually 138 for 8. Bismillah Khan followed adult his fifty in a final diversion with a 39-ball 46 though a other batsmen unsuccessful to minister substantially.

Earlier, Sarfraz Ahmed strike a sprightly 20-ball 31 to assistance Karachi strech 150 for 5, after a group was struggling during 86 for 4. Khurram Manzoor was a other vital writer to a innings, scoring 38 off 46 during a tip of a order.

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