Daniyal, Yaqoob shineArchive
KARACHI: Spinners Daniyal Matloob and Mohammad Yaqoob produced telling spells to help their respective team score easy victories in the two matches decided in the KCCA Commissioner Karachi Cup here on Wednesday.
Slow left-armer Daniyal grabbed five wickets for 40 runs as Pak Crescent CC dismissed Gulshan-e-Maymar CC for 183 at the KCCA Stadium.
Qadir Khan then scored 62 with the aid of five boundaries as Pak Crescent reached 184-4 in 35.2 overs to complete a six-wicket win.
Off-spinner Yaqoob was impressive in taking five for 27 in Asifabad Sports’ comprehensive eight-wicket defeat of Hamdam CC at the TMC Ground.
After bowling out Hamdam CC for a measly 101, Asifabad Sports blasted their home in just 8.2 overs with Obaid Khan hammering seven fours and one six in an unbeaten 47.
Pak Crescent CC beat Gulshan-e-Maymar CC by six wickets at KCCA Stadium.
GULSHAN-E-MAYMAR CC 183 in 40.4 overs (Umar Farooq 36, Mohammad Khan 29, Imran Warsi 21; Daniyal Matloob 5-40, Imran Khan 2-24, Nawaz Khan 2-31); PAK CRESCENT CC 184-4 in 35.2 overs (Qadir Khan 62, Ghani Subhan 37, Jawwad Khan 31; Haider Ahmed 2-57).
Asifabad Sports beat Hamdam CC by eight wickets at TMC Ground.
HAMDAM CC 101 in 33.1 overs (Amin-ur-Rehman 32, Waleed Khan 24; Mohammad Yaqoob 5-27, Raza-ul-Hasan 2-12); ASIFABAD SPORTS 104-2 in 8.2 overs (Obaid Khan 47 not out, Musharraf Khan 25). —Sports Reporter
Published in Dawn, September 11th, 2015
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