BY: Dr. Sayed Ziauddin
- ADNAN SIALKOTI HAT TRICK CRUSHED VENTILATION WORLD
Adnan Sialkoti of Karachi Warriors bowling his 3rd over of his spell and over all 11th over took 4 wkts in 4 balls to crush Ventilation World for mere 87 to lose the encounter by 70 runs while chasing 157. Earlier He had taken 3 wkts in his first two overs. His figures at the end was 2.4 overs 12 runs and 7 wkts. Marvellous figures.
Karachi Warriors against Ventilation World opting to bat first plundered 157 for 9 in allotted 18 overs. Adnan Sialkoti hammered 50 in 35 balls with 4 fours nd a six, Ali Mudassar 28 in 10 whereas Nasser and Imran had 17 each. Two scalps each were grabbed by Kasim, Zulkharnain, Danish and Tanveer.
Ventilation World in reply had a fairly good start with 39 runs coming between the openers but the downslide started from the 4thover with 2 wkts then again 2 in the 7th over to get to 85 for 6 and then in the 11th over, in the first 4 balls they lost 4 wkts to be all out for 87. Opener Qasim Malik scored 29 in 14 balls with 3 fours and a six, Kashif and Inzimam 12 each and Azam 10. Adnan Sialkoti grabbed 7 for 12 as Adnan had 3 for 32.
- AL HAMRANI FUCHS DOWNED MARINE SERVICES
Al Hamrani Fuchs asked to bat first by Marine Services could get to 168 for 6 in allotted 18 overs on Ground # 6. Ali of Fuchs hammered the top score of 81 in 43 balls with 6 sixes and 6 fours as he stitched first 97 in 46 balls for the first wkt with Zeeshan who made 19 and then 34 for the 2nd wkt with Waseem (18). Fuchs lost wkts in a heap to be stranded at 168 as they got reduced to 168 from 131 for 1 losing 5 wkts in a space of 37 runs. Tariq claimed 3 wkts for 48.
Marine Services in response could get to 144 for 7 in stipulated 18 overs to lose by 24 runs. Mohammed Akram coming one down stroked 35 in 21 balls with 5 boundaries as he added 53 in 35 balls for the 2ndwkt with Mohammed Sohail (16). Rafiq Yar Khan then made 30 in 23 balls as earlier opener Noor Mohammed made 20. Nauman Ali, Ali Raza and Khaled Khan took 2 wkts each.
- FRC PLANET TECH DEFEATED AL HUKAMAA INTERNATIONAL
Al Hukamaa International deciding to bat first against FRC Planet Technology could manage 161 for 4 in allotted 18 overs on Ground # 4. Sohail made 50 in 31 balls with 2 sixes and 4 fours while Farhan hit 56 in 41 balls with 3 fours to add 89 for the first wkt to provide a solid start to their innings but the batters to follow could not cash on the start provided and was restricted to 161. Salman scored 24. Afzal had 2 wkts.
FRC Planet Technology in chase achieved the winning target of 165 for 2 in 96 balls to win by 8 wkts with 12 balls to remain. Opener Anas remained unbeaten on 54 off 34 balls while Shameer hammered match winning unbeaten 71 in 34 balls and the two added 131 runs in 68 balls for the unbroken 3rd wkt to win.