State Bank dominate opening day of Patron’s Trophy Grade II final

By ScoreLine Desk - May 2, 2019

Lahore: State Bank of Pakistan took charge of the Patron’s Trophy Grade II 2018-19 final on the very first day by amassing a first innings total 0f 392 for six in their allotted 83 overs against Higher Education Commission at the Pindi Stadium, Rawalpindi on Thursday.

State Bank captain Saad Ali and Naved Yaseen scored centuries to help their team to their commanding total. Saad’s 105 came off 146 balls and included 10 fours and one six.

Naved remained unbeaten on 118, his 96-ball innings included 11 fours and six sixes. Sahibzada Farhan scored 90 off 95 balls with the help of 13 fours and one six. Mamoon Riaz with two wickets for 81 runs was the most successful HEC bowler.

At stumps on the first-day of the four-day final, HEC had reached 26 for no loss in five overs.

Scores in brief:

Final 

AT PINDI STADIUM, RAWALPINDI:

State Bank of Pakistan: (1st innings) 392-6, 83 overs (Naved Yaseen 118 not out, {96b, 11×4, 6×6}; Saad Ali, 105, {146b, 10×4, 1×6}; Sahibzada Farhan 90, {95b, 13×4, 1×6}; Rohail Nazir 36, {83b, 5×4, 1×6}; Mamoon Riaz 2-81)

Higher Education Commission: (1st innings) 26 for no loss, 5 overs

Toss: Higher Education Commission elected to bowl first

Umpires: Nasar Khan and Muhammad Kaleem

Referee: Ali Naqvi

By ScoreLine Desk

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