Alam excels in Daud cricketArchive
KARACHI: Upcoming spinner Alam Khurshid Shah grabbed six wickets to help Metropolitan CC comfortably Late Ismail Jaffer CC by 54 runs in their KCCA Zone-VI Daud Khan Memorial Cricket Tournament fixture at the RLCA UP Ground here the other day.
Chasing 204 in 35 overs, Late Ismail CC were dismissed for 149 in the 30th over with slow left-armer Alam Khurshid returning brilliant figures of six for 19 runs.
In other matches, Taj Sports overpowered Taimuria Sports by seven wickets at the Sakhi Hasan Gymkhana Ground, Shama Sports defeated Golden Gymkhana by 31 runs at the Afza Cricket Ground, Northern Gymkhana easing to a 38-run victory over Eastern Star CC at the Eastern Star Cricket Ground and Qasmi Gymkhana downing Orangi Star CC by 42 runs at the Public School Ground.
Taj Sports bt Taimuria Sports by seven wickets at Sakhi Hasan Gymkhana Ground.
TAIMURIA SPORTS 242 in 28.4 overs (Shahrukh Asim 58, Syed Shehroz 54, Abrar Ali 39, Masoom Ali 29; Zeeshan Khan 3-37, Rayyan Abdullah 2-59, Qambar Ali 2-49); TAJ SPORTS 243-3 in 28 overs (Affan Iqbal 88, Zeeshan Khan 41 not out, Waqar Ahmed 42, Qambar Ali 33; Masoom Ali 2-33).
Shama Sports bt Golden Gymkhana by 31 runs at Afza Cricket Ground.
SHAMA SPORTS 237-9 in 35 overs (Syed Awais 77, Hasham Siddiqui 46, Waqas Ahmed 49; Anas Jaffri 3-30, Idrees Mirza 2-51, Shiraz Ahmed 2-31); GOLDEN GYMKHANA 206-6 in 35 overs (Bilal Mirza 80, Idrees Mirza 30, Aqeel Ahmed 24, Nabeel Shahid 23; Syed Awais 2-33, Khalid Jamil 2-41).
Northern Gymkhana bt Eastern Star CC by 38 runs at Eastern Star Ground.
NORTHERN GYMKHANA 209-6 in 35 overs (Waqas Haroon 84, Azam Khan 38, Saeed Mutabir 22; Shoaib Ali 3-38); EASTERN STAR CC 171 in 34.1 overs (Rameez Ahmed 31, Mohammad Hashim 24, Asad Iftikhar 22; Ijaz Ahmed 2-16, Mohammad Asghar 2-23, Waqas Haroon 2-24).
Qasmi Gymkhana bt Orangi Star CC by 42 runs at Public School Ground.
QASMI GYMKHANA 270-8 in 35 overs (Aftab Ahmed 80, Zaheer Khan 50, Ahsanullah 43; Alauddin Khan 2-41, Mohammad Yasir 2-49, Syed Owais 2-68); ORANGI STAR CC 228 in 29.3 overs (Shoaib Badar 76, Burhan Khan 29, Alauddin Khan 27; Abdul Rehman 4-28, Zohaib Masood 3-80).
Metropolitan CC bt Late Ismail Jaffer CC by 54 runs at RLCA UP Ground.
METROPOLITAN CC 203-9 in 35 overs (Saif-ur-Rehman 62 ,S.M. Tahami 38, Naveed Al-Amin 27; Taha Riaz 4-37, Faizan Khan 3-31); LATE ISMAIL JAFFER CC 149 in 29.4 overs (Ali Khurram 43, Faizan Khan 30; Alam Khurshid Shah 6-19, Fahaddis Bukhari 2-11).
Published in Dawn, August 19th, 2015
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