Wahaj shines

Published May 5, 2005

KARACHI, May 4: Wahajuddin slammed a fine century to power Young Cooperators CC to a 220-run win over Doaib CC in the KCCA Centenary Inter-club cricket tournament on Tuesday. Wahaj hit 10 fours in his 134 as Young Cooperators CC piled up 333 for seven in 40 overs. Umar Butt hit six boundaries in scoring his 51 while Akbar Khan made 50 with the aid of five fours.

Doaib CC, in reply, were dismissed for 113 with leg-spinner Abidullah taking five for 25. At Tariq Gymkhana ground, Tariq Gymkhana defeated Nazimabad Gymkhana by 120 runs. Off-spinner Sohail Ahsan took five for 30.

Cantt Sports beat Pak Surti CC by 189 runs. Cantt Sports collected 281 for six with Salman Nazi striking 11 fours and two sixes in making 82 and Shahid Dawood hitting 65 with seven boundaries. Pak Surti CC were bowled out for 92 in reply.

Summarised scores:

Young Cooperators CC beat Doaib CC by 220 runs.

YOUNG COOPERATORS CC 333-7 in 40 overs (Wahajuddin 134, Akbar Khan 50, Umer Butt 51; Mohammad Shafiq 4-60); DOAIB CC 113 in 19.2 overs (Mohammad Shafiq 31, Mohammad Salman 27; Abidullah 5-25, Tajuddin 2-17, Ayub Khan 2-34).

Tariq Gymkhana beat Nazimabad Gym by 120 runs.

TARIQ GYMKHANA 274-9 in 40 overs (Sohail Wasim 72, Azhar Ali 56, Qambar Ali 34, Ashraf Ali Azmi 34; Usman 2-27, S.A. Fahim 2-50, Junaid 2-57); NAZIMABAD GYMKHANA 154 in 24.2 overs (Abu Saad 42, S.A. Fahim 36; Sohail Ahsan 5-30, Asadullah 3-53, Azhar Ali 2-27).

Cantt Sports beat Pak Surti CC by 189 runs.

CANTT SPORTS 281-6 in 40 overs (Salman Niazi 82, Shahid Dawood 65, Babar Qureshi 41, Rao Wasim 33, Ijaz Ahmed 29 not out; Khurram Waris 2-38, Afzal Zaheer 2-48); PAK SURTI CC 92 in 21 overs (Iqbal Zaheer 27; Aftab Ahmed 4-24, Mohammad Javed 3-26).—APP

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