A.O. Clinic, Soni Associates winArchive
KARACHI: Two more matches were decided on Monday in the Dollar East Dr M.A.Shah Night Trophy being played at Asghar Ali Shah Stadium. In first match, hosts A.O.Clinic beat Al Hamd Academy by 90 runs while in the other clash, Soni Associates achieved a thrilling five run victory over Kashmore CC.
A.O.Clinic elected to bat first after winning the toss and posted a sizeable 186-6 in 20 overs. Skipper Salman Ali scored 50 with 5 fours and 2 sixes while Tayyab Riaz also made 50 with 6 fours and 3 sixes. Asif Lala scored 22. Fast bowler Faraz Wahid took 2-23 while Muzammil also grabbed 2 for 41.
In reply Al-Hamd Academy was bundled out for 96 runs in 20 overs. Opener Hassan Jawaid scored 36 with help of 5 fours, Faraz Wahid made 33 including 3 fours. Leg spinner Saeed Raza bowled captured 2-5 while Faisal grabbed 2-4.
In the second match, Soni Associates scored 124-8 in 20 overs while batting first.
Opener Ahmed Hussain played a brilliant knock of 55 including 5 fours and 2 sixes. Abdul Qadir made 21. Asif Ali took 3-14.
In their run chase, Kashmore were bowled out for 119. Mohsin Hassan made a breezy 33 including 3 four and 2 sixes. Ayaz Jamali Khan captured 3-10.
Published in Dawn, June 30th, 2015
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