Patron’s Trophy Grade-II, Semi-finals, Day Two Summary

By Staff Reporter - April 30, 2019

Lahore: In the first semi-final match between Higher Education Commission and Sabir’s Poultry at the Pindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi on Monday.

Higher Education Commission resumed their innings at overnight score of 42 for one and finished at 352 for eight in 83 overs. Hammad Butt hit 27 fours in his 214-ball 172.

He added 185 runs for the second wicket with Mohammad Faiq, who scored 79 off 90 balls with 11 fours. For Sabir’s Poultry, Nisar Ahmad took five for 112. In reply, Sabir’s Poultry at stumps were 37 for no loss in five overs.

State Bank of Pakistan qualified for the Patron’s Trophy Grade-II final when they defeated Pakistan Navy by an innings and 172 runs on the second day at the Diamond Ground in Islamabad. State Bank of Pakistan added one run to their overnight score and lost a wicket before declaring at 437 for five in 69.2 overs. In reply, Pakistan Navy were bowled out for 213 in 49.5 overs.

Abdul Saad top-scored with 52 that came off 41 balls and included two fours and five sixes. For State Bank of Pakistan, Taj Wali was the pick of the bowlers with figures of four for 42 in 8.5 overs in second innings

Scores in brief:

First Semi-final

*AT PINDI STADIUM, RAWALPINDI:

 Sabir’s Poultry: (1st innings) 346 all out, 80.5 overs (Imran Nazir 100, {111b, 14×4}; Irfan Haider 65, {100b, 9×4, 1×6}; Imran Dogar 59, {95b, 9×4}; Yawar Bashir 38, {51b, 6×4}; Bilal Anwar 3-75, Asfand Mehran 2-67, Mamoon Riaz 2-84) and 37 for no loss, 5 overs

Higher Education Commission: (1st innings) 352-8, 83 overs (Hammad Butt 172, {214b, 27×4}, Muhammad Faiq 79, {90b, 11×4}; Arsalan Zia 35, {86b, 4×4}; Sajid Khan 22 not out {25b, 4×4}; Nisar Ahmed 5-112)

 Overnight: Higher Education Commission: 42 for one, 7 overs

Toss: Higher Education Commission elected to bowl first

Umpires: Saleem Butt and Hakeem Shah

Referee: Fazal Akbar Shah

Second Semi-final

*AT DIAMOND GROUND, ISLAMABAD:

Pakistan Navy: (1st innings) 52 all out, 15.3 overs (Muhammad Ilyas 5-29, Taj Wali 4-12) and 213 all out, 49.3 overs (Abdul; Saad 52, {41b, 2×4, 5×6}; Hamza Ghanchi 37, {54b, 7×4}; Latif Junejo 37, {66b, 5×4}; Waseem Ahmed 35, {44b, 7×4}; Taj Wali 4-42, Muhammad Ilyas 2-27)

 State Bank of Pakistan: (1st innings) 437-5, declare 69.2 overs (Sahibzada Farhan 157, {137b, 22×4, 1×6}; Syed Saad Ali 77 not out, {73b, 6×4, 2×6}; Rohail Nazir 75, {79b, 6×4, 2×6}; Muhammad Nawaz 62, {75b, 7×4, 1×6}; Israrullah 39, {44b, 7×4}; Latif Jonejo 2-96)

Result: State Bank of Pakistan won by an innings and 172 runs

Overnight: State Bank of Pakistan: 436-4, 69 overs

Toss: State Bank of Pakistan elected to bowl first

Umpires: Akmal Hayat and Mir Dad

Referee: Allah Ditto

By Staff Reporter

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