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KARACHI: Despite a brilliant 141 from Afaq Ahmed, Abbottabad failed to avert defeat as Fata sealed a 41-run win in their third-round match of the PCB Inter-region Under-19 three-day tournament on Tuesday.

Abbottabad, who were chasing 256, were all out for 214 in their second innings here at the TMC Ground with Afaq playing a superlative 133-ball knock that included 20 fours and three sixes.

Leg-spinner Mohammad picked up a match bag of 11 wickets while inspiring Dera Murad Jamali to a creditable 25-run victory against Karachi Blues at the NBP Sports Complex.

Mohammad followed up his 6-64 in the first innings with five for 82 as Karachi Blues were dismissed for 201.

Karachi Whites trounced Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) by eight wickets at the Mirpur Cricket Stadium, Peshawar annihilated Hyderabad by an innings and 124 runs at the Gohati Cricket Stadium in Swabi, Lahore Blues overwhelmed Islamabad by 137 runs at the National Ground while Lahore Whites edged past Larkana by 18 runs at the Marghazar Cricket Ground.

Scores and results on Tuesday (final day of three):

Third round:

Group ‘A’:

At TMC Ground, Karachi: Fata beat Abbottabad by 41 runs.

FATA 193 in 64.2 overs (Salman Khan 47, Aftab Alam 39, Mohammad Ajmal 27, Mohammad Israr 25, Zahid Gul 23; Mohammad Asad 6-29, Sanaullah 2-21) and 283-9 declared in 81 overs (Mohammad Israr 64, Rehman Ali 57, Aftab Alam 45, Mohammad Ajmal 27, Hasnain Hussain 23 not out; Mohammad Asad 3-110, Sanaullah 2-23, Hamza Khan 2-45); ABBOTTABAD 221 in 55.2 overs (Mashal Khan 75, Afaq Ahmed 41, Shahbaz Khan 44, Khayyam Khan 24, Khalid Ali 22 not out; Mohammad Wasim 4-51, Hasnain Hussain 3-80, Said Nazir 2-41) and 214 in 44 overs (Afaq Ahmed 141, Abdullah 25; Hasnain Hussain 3-78, Said Nazir 2-38, Kamran Afridi 2-44, Mohammad Wasim 2-54).

At NBP Sports Complex, Karachi: Dera Murad Jamali beat Karachi Blues by 25 runs.

DERA MURAD JAMALI 191 in 71.5 overs (Fahad Hussain 71, Abdul Rauf 37, Mohammad Shahid 31; Ahmed Farooq 5-37, Ghazi Nasir 3-33) and 174 in 72 overs (Abdul Rauf 45, Mohammad 38, Mohammad Ayaz 38; Ahmed Farooq 7-65); KARACHI BLUES 139 in 45.5 overs (Anas Ilyas 59 not out, Obaisullah Khan 33; Mohammad 6-64, Abdul Rauf 2-7, Fahad Hussain 2-39) and 201 in 82.1 overs (Majid Baloch 47, Obaisullah Khan 28, Nadir Shah 25, Ghazi Nasir 23, Anas Ilyas 22, Zaryab Umar 21; Mohammad 5-82, Fahad Hussain 4-60).

Group ‘B’:

At Jinnah Stadium, Gujranwala: Match drawn.

BAHAWALPUR 264 in 79 overs (Abdul Hadi 60, Mohammad Hamza 46, Naved Ahmed 34, Mohammad Junaid 25, Umar Rehman 22; Adnan Haider 5-70, Farrukh Waqas 3-52) and 190-3 in 69 overs (Naved Ahmed 72, Ali Imran 50 not out); SIALKOT 277-6 in 83 overs (Mohammad Zohair 92, Ashir Bhatti 64 not out, Mohsin Riaz 59, Fahad Rabbani 20; Mohammad Junaid 2-81).

At National Ground, Islamabad: Lahore Blues beat Islamabad by 137 runs.

LAHORE BLUES 202 in 74.5 overs (Fahad Munir 93, Uzair Nasir 24, Syed Taqi Bilgrami 22; Sardar Khan 3-41, Hasan Abid Kiani 2-26, Uzair Waheed 2-37) and 159 in 66 overs (Fahad Munir 58, Attyab Ahmed 22; Sardar Khan 2-17, Uzair Waheed 2-28, Zain-ul-Abedin 2-29, Haroon Wahid 2-40); ISLAMABAD 126 in 57 overs (Mohammad Hasan Nawaz 48, Mohammad Sarim Ashfaq 29 not out, Irfan Khan 27; Hamza Tariq 4-37, Mohammad Bilal Khan 4-47) and 98 in 35.4 overs (Hasan Abid Kiani 25, Haroon Wahid 23; Fahad Munir 3-11, Ibtisam-ul-Haq 3-32, Hamza Tariq 2-12, Mohammad Bilal Khan 2-36).

At Gohati Cricket Ground, Swabi: Peshawar beat Hyderabad by an innings and 124 runs.

HYDERABAD 160 in 79.1 overs (Rafay Siddique 45, Tayyab Ali 29, Saud Jafri 21, Abdullah Tahir 21 not out; Ahmed Khan 3-23, Aamir Azmat 2-24, Mohammad Aamir 2-32, Saifullah 2-42) and 92 in 48.2 overs (Tayyab Ali 26, Rafay Siddique 20; Mohammad Aamir 5-23, Ahmed Butt 3-23); PESHAWAR 376-7 in 83 overs (Mohammad Haris 112, Mukhtyar Ahmed 95 not out, Mohammad Mohsin Khan 55, Niaz Khan 40, Mohammad Aamir 22 not out; Nauman Akbar 3-110, Mohammad Aizaz 2-117).

Group ‘C’:

At Marghazar Cricket Ground, Islamabad: Lahore Whites beat Larkana by 18 runs.

LAHORE WHITES 132 in 42.1 overs (Hasan Dar 51, Ahmed Butt 22; Aamir Ali 5-29, Mehrab Khan 2-24, Javed Ali Khoso 2-42) and 162 in 55.2 overs (Mohammad Ismail Khan 38, Mohammad Arsalan 35, Shafay Malik 22; Umar Khalid 4-48, Aamir Ali 3-53); LARKANA 83 in 34 overs (Javed Ali Khoso 28, Aamir Ali 23; Mohammad Arsalan 4-26, Hashim Ibrahim 2-8, Faridoun Mahmood 2-11) and 193 in 82.5 overs (Javed Ali Khoso 61, Ashfaq Ahmed 37, Mohammad Baqir 24 not out, Umar Khalid 21; Faridoun Mahmood 3052m Hashim Ibrahim 3-66, Mohammad Arsalan 2-24).

At Mirpur Cricket Stadium, Mirpur (AJK): Karachi Whites beat Azad Jammu Kashmir by eight wickets.

KARACHI WHITES 295 in 69.3 overs (Ammar Iqbal 94, Saim Ayub 43, Arish Ali Khan 39, Jahanzaib Sultan 24, Mohammad Usman 21, Nasir Bukhari 20; Zaman Khan 5-87) and 34-2 in 8.1 overs; AZAD JAMMU KASHMIR 115 in 49.3 overs (Zohaib Bukhari 48l Mohammad Makki 5-34, Saim Ayub 2-12, Maaz Bin Salman 2-35) and 212 in 84.2 overs (Hasan Azmat 50, Moiz Pervez 46, Qazi Arbqan 25; Mohammad Makki 4-57, Arish Ali Khan 3-46).

Published in Dawn, September 12th, 2018