LAHORE: Karachi Whites require just 120 runs to win against Lahore Ravi on the final day of the Division II Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match being played here at the Qaddafi Stadium.
Resuming its second innings at nine without loss, Lahore went on to score 251 runs taking an overall lead of 120 runs. When their innings concluded the day's play was also called off leaving Karachi with all ten wickets and a full day in hand to get the win. Mohammad Saad and Junaid Jan with 52 and 87 runs respectively lifted Lahore's total but the Karachi bowlers particularly Atif Maqbool, who took four wickets, and Tanvir Ahmed, who had three, did not allow them to swell the lead.
Brief Scores: Lahore Ravi 208 in 62 overs (Zeeshan Ali 66*,117 balls, Asif Ashfaq 31, Sohail Khan 6-53) and 251 in 81.5 overs (Mohammad Saad 52, 93 balls, Junaid Jan 87, 180 balls, 14 x4s, Atif Maqbool 4-59, Tanvir Ahmed 3-63) v Karachi Whites 339 in 84.1 overs (Khalid Latif 108, 133 balls, 19 x4s, Shahzeb Hasan 66, 118 balls, 6 x4s, Wajihuddin 109*, 149 balls, 14 x4s, Tanzeel Altaf 6-98)
Overnight Score: Lahore Ravi (Second Innings) 9-0 in 3.1 overs
Toss: Karachi Whites
Umpires: Kaukab Butt & Mir Dad
In another match of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, Lahore Shalimar and PTV are heading towards a draw with the second innings of both the teams yet to be completed here at the LCCA ground.
On day three PTV were batting at 189 for six in its second innings after Lahore made 227 in its first innings. From the Lahore side Hamza Mobeen with 80 runs and Asif Ghafoor with figures of three for 31 were prominent while Umair Khan with 56 runs and Zahoor Khan with four wickets did well for PTV.
Brief Scores: PTV 369 in 118.3 overs (Raheel Majeed 30, Umair Khan 28, Ammar Mahmood 48, Awais Zia 75, 156 balls, 11 x4s, Usman Saeed 70, 148 balls, 12 x4s, Yasim Murtaza 32, Aamer Hayat 4-141, Emmad Ali 3-125) and 189-6 in 36.3 overs (Umair Khan 56, 87 balls, 8 x4s, Awais Zia 42, 24 balls, 8 x4s, Zohaib Ahmed 41, 59 balls, 6 x4s, Asif Ghafoor 3-31) v Lahore Shalimar 227 in 69.5 overs (Hamza Mobeen 80, 128 balls, 9 x4s, Kamran Khalil 33, Ali Haider 32, Zahoor Khan 4-79, Yasim Murtaza 3-34, M. Ali Bhutta 3-75)
Overnight Score: Lahore Shalimar 116-3 in 31 overs
Umpires: Ahsan Raza & Islam Khan