State Bank win Patron’s Trophy Grade II tournament

By ScoreLine Desk - May 5, 2019

Lahore: State Bank won the final of the Patron’s Trophy Grade II 2018-19 at the Pindi Stadium, Rawalpindi on Sunday by a massive 499-run margin as Higher Education Commission were bowled out for 103 runs in their second innings on the fourth and final day of the match.

State Bank resumed their second innings at 385 for the loss of five wickets on day four. State Bank were bowled out for 493 runs, setting HEC an improbable 603-run target.

On day four, State Bank’s captain Saad Ali completed his double-century, he was eventually dismissed for 220 off 278 balls, his innings included 29 fours. Kamran Afzal and Asfand Mehran took four wickets each for HEC, conceding 105 and 136 runs respectively.

HEC were then dismissed for 103 runs in their second innings in a mere 20.1 overs. Mohammad Ilyas took four wickets for 72 runs while Basit Ali took three and Israrullah took two wickets. Hamza Akbar with a 29-ball 37 was the highest run scorer for HEC. Asfand Mehran scored 21 runs.

State Bank collected the winner’s trophy and Rs 500,000 while HEC were given Rs 250,000. Saad was declared the player of the match, the left-handed middle-order batsman also received the best batsman of the tournament’s award for his 674-run tournament tally.

Sabir’s Poultry bowler Nisar Ahmed who claimed 28 wickets in the tournament was declared the best bowler while HEC’s Hamza who made 18 dismissals (16 catches and two stumpings) was declared the wicketkeeper of the tournament.

Scores in brief:

FinalDay Four

AT PINDI STADIUM, RAWALPINDI:

State Bank of Pakistan: (1st innings) 392-6, 83 overs (Naved Yasin 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) and 493 all out, 133.1 overs (Saad Ali 220 {278b, 29×4}; Umer Waheed 115, {241b, 12×4}; Naved Yasin 51, {93b, 6×4}; Israrullah 42, {83b, 4×4}; Muhammad Nawaz 24, {47b, 3×4, 1×6}; Sahibzada Farhan 20, {24b, 2×4, 1×6}; Kamran Afzal 4-105, Asfand Mehran 4-136)

Higher Education Commission: (1st innings) 283-8, 83 overs (Mohammad Faiq 82, {141b, 8×4, 1×6}; Hamza Akbar 56 not out, {139b, 6×4}; Hammad Butt 44, {58b, 7×4}; Kamran Afzal 40, {66b, 4×4, 1×6}; Israrullah 2-26, Mohammad Ilyas 2-72) and 103 all out, 20.1 overs (Hamza Akbar 37, {29b, 6×4, 1×6}; Asfand Mehran 21, {20b}; Muhammad Ilyas 4-72, Basit Ali 3-13, Israrullah 2-6)

Result: State Bank of Pakistan won by 499 runs

Overnight: State Bank of Pakistan (2nd innings) 385-5, 103 overs.

Toss: Higher Education Commission

Umpires: Nasar Khan and Muhammad Kaleem

Referee: Ali Naqvi

Prize Money:

Winner: State Bank of Pakistan (500,000/=)

Runners-up: Higher Education Commission (250,000/=)

Player of the match: Saad Ali (SBP) 50,000/=

Best Batsman: Saad Ali (SBP) 674 runs, 50,000/=

Best Bowler: Nisar Ahmed (Sabir’s Poultry) 28 wickets, 50,000

Best Wicket-keeper: Muhammad Hamza Akbar (HEC) 16 catches/two stumpings, 50,000

By ScoreLine Desk

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