KARACHI: Adeel Meo and Ghazi Ghouri smashed centuries to spearhead their respective teams to victories in the ongoing Inter-academies Under-16 Cricket League here other day.
Adeel blasted a whirlwind unbeaten 104 off 52 balls with 19 boundaries and one six as UBL Academy overwhelmed Young Fighters CA by 154 runs at their own ground.
Batting first, UBL Academy piled up 242-5 in the stipulated 30 overs. Abdullah Fazal hammered 11 fours in his 67.
YFCA, in reply, crashed to 88 all out in 17.5 overs with Zayyan Khan and Hamza Khan picking up three wickets each as UBL youngsters emerged victorious by 154 runs.
Customs Cricket Academy (CCA) whipped Moin Khan Cricket Academy (MKCA) defeated 120 runs at the DHA Moin Khan Academy. Omair Khan starred in his team’s win. He scored 30 and captured four wickets for only five runs in a deadly spell of six overs.
In another match, Sherwani Academy thrashed MKCA by 147 runs at DHA Moin Khan Academy ground thanks to brilliant century by Ghazi Ghauri .
Ghazi clubbed nine boundaries and two sixes in his 92-ball knock of 119 as batting first, Sherwani Academy accumulated 245 for the loss of eight wickets in their 30 overs.
Shahid Ali hoisted three sixes and two fours in his attacking 46. Amjad Niaz slammed half a dozen boundaries in his 36 off 21 balls.
MKCA, in reply, were sent packing for 98 in 25 overs to lose by 147 runs. As many as seven batsmen went without scoring Qamar Yousuf fought the lone battle with an unbeaten 53 off 74 balls with two fours and as many sixes.
CCA beat MKCA by 120 runs.
CCA 206 in 29.3 overs (Bilal Kamran 44, Shaharyar Ali Rizvi 32, Omair Shaikh 30, Malik Zain 26; Asad Sohail 3-33, Qamar Yousuf 2-30); MKCA 86 in 26.4 overs (Omair Mughal 19, Mobeen Muzammil 15; Omair Shaikh 4-5, Azlan Khan 3-29).
UBL Academy beat YFCA by 154 runs.
UBL ACADEMY 242-5 in 30 overs (Adeel Meo 104, Abdullah Fazal 67, Mohammad Faisal 26, Tanzeel 2-36); YFCA 88 in 17.5 overs (Mohsin Khan 11, Hafiz Umar 11, Jiyyad Vohra 11; Hamza Rehman 3-10, Zayyan Khan 3-15).
Sherwani CA beat MKCA by 147 runs.
SHERWANI CA 245-8 in 30 overs (Ghazi Ghauri 119, Shahid Ali 45, Amjad Niaz 36, Abid-ur-Rehman 3-40, Mohammad Attyab 2-20); MKCA 98 in 25 overs (Qamar Yousuf 53 not out; Hamza Sherwani 3-26, Kashan Fahim 2-4, Huzaifa Akhtar 2-16).
Published in Dawn, July 29th, 2018