LAHORE: Young Lucky Stars progressed to the third round of 16th M. Siddiq Memorial Cricket Tournament after easily defeating Ideal Club by 99 runs at the Township Al-Bilal Ground here on Monday.

Salman Fayyaz, Zubair Malik and Zeeshan Farooq all hit centuries as Young Lucky Stars posted 278-7 in the stipulated 40 overs.

Ideal Club, in reply, slumped to 179 all out in 34.3 overs despite Usman making 50.

Saif (3-35) and Haider Ali (3-36) shared six wickets between them.

Summarised scores:

YOUNG LUCKY STARS 278-7 in 40 overs (Salman Fayyaz 69, Zeeshan Farooq 50, Zubair Malik 52, Waqas Nazar 29; Mujahid 2-49, Rizwan 2-57, Abdul Samad 2-70); IDEAL CLUB 179 in 34.3 overs (Usama 50, Asim 30, Hamza 25, Sajjad 22 not out, Khurram 22; Saif 3-35, Haider Ali 3-36, Gulfam 2-21).

Published in Dawn, February 12th, 2019