Hussain guides AKG to victory

KARACHI, Aug 1: A fine all-round performance by Hussain Ali guided hosts Aga Khan Gymkhana to a five-wicket victory over Asghar Ali Shah CC in a Group ‘C’ fixture of the Aga Khan Gymkhana Ramazan Trophy Silver Jubilee cricket tournament at the AKG Ground here on Wednesday.

Hussain first claimed four for 18 with his slow left-armers before scoring 44 off just 13 balls (four sixes and three fours) as Aga Khan Gymkhana overhauled their opponents’ 90 all out in only 8.4 overs.

Summarised scores: ASGHAR ALI SHAH CC 90 in 19.4 overs (Junaid Ali Shah 31; Hussain Ali 4-18, Raheel Sayani 2-9, Faraz Ahmed Khan 2-17); AGA KHAN GYMKHANA 93-5 in 8.4 overs (Hussain Ali 44, Ammar Hasan 24).

Thursday’s fixture: KESC v Brothers CC (Group ‘C’).—Sports Reporter

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