QUAID-E-AZAM TROPHY 2019
Umar Akmal scored his 41st top quality half-century. © Getty
Southern Punjab vs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Ashfaq Ahmed’s fourth hundred of the season helped Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in finding most batting functions in opposition to Southern Punjab as they declared their innings on 417/5 on the penultimate day of their seventh spherical of Quaid-e-Azam Trophy in Abbottabad. Umaid Asif was basically the most winning bowler for Southern Punjab with figures of 3 for 142.
Ashfaq, who resumed from the in a single day get of 81, joined Sami Aslam (683) and Imran Butt (673) in crossing the 600-bustle brand this season as his 143 allowed his facet a enormous lead in acknowledge to Southern Punjab’s 338. The 33-365 days-aged is now the 2d-highest bustle-getter with 675 runs from 9 innings of seven fits.
Within the interim, Southern Punjab performed the day on 15 for no loss in their 2d innings, quiet trailing by but any other 79 runs.
Temporary scores:Southern Punjab 338 (Umar Siddiq 88, Sohaib Maqsood 57; Ahmed Jamal 6-93, Junaid Khan 2-89) and 15/0 path Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 417-5 decl. (Ashfaq Ahmed 143, Rehan Afridi 84*, Zohaib Khan 63*; Umaid Asif 3-142) by 79 runs.
Northern vs Sindh
Northern bolstered their situation in opposition to Sindh with a 255-bustle lead on the tip of the third day of their Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match on the Nationwide Stadium in Karachi on Wednesday (November 13).
Fawad Alam recorded his 32nd top quality hundred, but Nauman Ali took 5 for 58 as Sindh misplaced their final 5 wickets for 28 runs to be bowled out for 326, thereby gaining a 82-bustle first innings lead.
In response, Zeeshan Malik batted positively to in finding Northern off to a solid birth in their 2d essay. Malik remained unbeaten on 96 off 131 balls as they closed Day 3 at 173 for 2.
Temporary scores: Northern 408 and 173 for 2 (43 overs) (Zeeshan Malik 96 now not out; Sohail Khan 1-30) lead Sindh 326 (105.5 overs) (Fawad Alam 107, Shahzar Mohammad 74, Anwar Ali 69; Nauman Ali 5-58, Sadaf Hussain 2-50) by 255 runs.
Balochistan vs Central Punjab
Balochistan proceed to defend the aces in their Quaid-e-Azam fixture in opposition to Central Punjab despite the game meandering in direction of a tepid plan after more time was taken away because of shocking gentle on the third day’s play. To their defence, Central Punjab offered stoic resistance with the bat despite being saved on the discipline for 124 overs of Balochistan’s first innings and struggling a high-expose sail of their very gain.
Umar Akmal and Usman Salahuddin scored half-centuries as Central Punjab reached 255 for 6 in accordance with Balochistan’s 450. The pair stitched a 124-bustle stand for the fifth wicket after early strikes gave Central Punjab a gawk-in to make a selection a gawk at and pressure an outright victory.
Umar Akmal batted 102 balls for his 78, his 41st top quality fifty studded by 11 fours and a six. Usman was unbeaten on 74 when avid gamers walked off the discipline for the day and could presumably perhaps perhaps quiet be tasked with cutting into the 195-bustle deficit on the final day’s play. Mohammad Ashgar was the comprise of Balochistan’s bowlers, picking 3 for 81.
Temporary scores:Balochistan 450 lead Central Punjab 255/6 (Umar Akmal 78, Usman Salahuddin 74*; Mohammad Asghar 3-81) by 195 runs