Shoaib guides Northern to seven-wicket win over Sindh in U19 tournament

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Mohammad Shoaib Khan scored unbeaten knock of 80.

LAHORE (Dunya News) – Northern’s Mohammad Shoaib Khan’s unbeaten knock of 80 helped his side to a seven-wicket win over Sindh in a third round match at Ayub Park Ground in Rawalpindi, said.

Northern U19 v Sindh U19, Ayub Park Ground, Rawalpindi:

Resuming their innings on two for no loss, Northern chased down 221-run target for the loss of three wickets.

Shoaib top-scored with an unbeaten knock of 80 from 151 balls, hitting six fours. He knitted a 91-run partnership for the second wicket with Hassan Abid Kiyani (52 off 143 balls, six fours and a six). Shoaib contributed an unbeaten 84 runs for the fourth wicket with Mubasir Khan, who returned undefeated on 68-ball 60 that was laced with nine fours and a six.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U19 v Southern Punjab U19, Shalimar Ground, Islamabad:

In a drawn game against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Southern Punjab’s Mohammad Faizan struck a century.

Resuming their innings on 309 for three in 62 overs, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were bowled out for 372 in 72.4 overs. Abbas Ali and Nasir Faraz who resumed their innings on an overnight score of 73 runs each, scored 86 and 85 runs, respectively.

For Southern Punjab, Mohammad Abu Bakar picked four wickets for 45 in 10 overs.

In reply, Southern Punjab were 224 for two in 65 overs. Faizan top-scored with an unbeaten 101 off 174 balls, hitting 12 fours. Uzair Mumtaz was other notable run-getter who returned undefeated on 93 from 191 balls, laced with 11 fours. The duo provided an unbeaten 195-run stand for the third wicket.

Balochistan U19 v Central Punjab U19, KRL Stadium, Rawalpindi:

Sameer Saqib top-scored with 70 off 103 balls as the match between Central Punjab and Balochistan ended in a draw.

Resuming their second innings on 85 for five in 30 overs, Balochistan were dismissed for 128 in 54.4 overs.

Haseebullah top-scored with a 154-ball 62, hitting seven boundaries.

For Central Punjab, Ali Asfand grabbed three wickets for 48, while Arham Nawab and Asad Raza took two wickets apiece.

Chasing 246 to win, Central Punjab managed 224 for eight in 51 overs before stumps were called.

Sameer’s 175-minute stay at the wicket included nine fours. He contributed a 61-run partnership for the opening wicket with Mohammad Huraira (29 off 37 balls, four fours). Hasnat Abbas (39) and Mohammad Waqas (35 not out) were other notable run-getters.

For Balochistan, Wajid Ali picked three wickets, while Jahangir Khan chipped in with two for 64.

Scores in brief

Northern U19 v Sindh U19, Ayub Park Ground, Rawalpindi

Sindh 298 all out, 82.1 overs (Hassan Jafri 105, Rizwan Mehmood 71, Talha Ahsan 32, Adeel Meo 30, Mubashir Nawaz 21; Mehran Mumtaz 3-85, Mubasir Khan 3-98, Adil Naz 2-27, Hassan Abid Kiyani 2-45) and 89 all out, 38 overs (Saim Ayub 27; Mubashir Khan 6-37, Mehran Mumtaz 3-31)

Northern 167 all out, 45.3 overs (Hussain 44, Mohammad Raza-ul-Mustafa 38; Adeel Meo 3-29, Saim Ayub 3-32, Aaliyan Mehmood 3-38) and 224-3, 70.2 overs (Mohammad Shoaib Khan 80 not out, Mubashir Khan 60 not out, Hassan Abid Kiyani 52; Aaliyan Mehmood 2-72)

Result: Northern U19 won by seven wickets

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U19 v Southern Punjab U19, Shalimar Ground, Islamabad

Southern Punjab 214 all out, 81.4 overs (Mohammad Faizan Zafar 82, Mohammad Ammar 51, Uzair Mumtaz 36; Zeeshan Ahmed 3-52, Ahmed Khan 2-28) and 224-2, 65 overs (Mohammad Faizan Zafar 101 not out, Uzair Mumtaz 93 not out; Ahmed Khan 2-44)

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 372 all out, 72.4 overs (Abbas Ali 86, Nasir Faraz 85, Maaz Sadaqat 85, Zubair Shinwari 38; Mohammad Abubakar 4-45, Faisal Akram 2-101, Tahir Hussain 2-108)

Result: Match Drawn

Balochistan U19 v Central Punjab U19, KRL Stadium, Rawalpindi

Balochistan 205 all out, 73.5 overs (Haseebullah 94, Aurangzaib 27; Arham Nawab 6-74, Khalid Khan 2-44, Ali Asfand 2-46) and 128 all out, 54.4 overs (Haseebullah 62, Mohammad Ibrahim Snr 30; Ali Asfand 3-48, Arham Nawab 2-13, Asad Raza 2-26)

Central Punjab 88-8, 27.1 overs decl (Mohammad Huraira 32; Hikmat Ullah 3-29, Jahangir Khan 2-16, Aurangzaib 2-34) and 224-8, 51 overs (Sameer Saqib 70, Hasnat Abbas 39, Mohammad Waqas 35 not out; Wajid Ali 3-47, Jahangir Khan 2-64)

Result: Match Drawn