Kamran shines in Quaid Trophy

Discarded wicket-keeper, Qaiser hit tons for NBP against Sialkot.

Express October 30, 2011

Discarded wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal gave the selectors something to think about as he hit an unbeaten 131, and together with Qaiser Abbas, enabled NBP to reach 345 for five on the opening day of their Quaid-i-Azam Trophy match against Sialkot. Akmal has faced 165 balls and will continue his innings today with Abbas who is not out on 107.

Shehzad defies Karachi Blues

Ahmed Shehzad also pressed for national selection as the opener hit 108 to help HBL reach 329 for four against Karachi Blues on the first day. Shehzad hit 18 fours in his 146-ball knock and was ably supported by Shan Masood who made a valuable contribution of 90.

Bowlers prosper on day one

Fourteen wickets fell on the opening day as Wapda were reduced to 68 for four after Rawalpindi were bundled out for a paltry 159.

PIA gain upper hand

Ali Imran Pasha claimed six for 48 as Abbottabad were dismissed for 131 in the first-innings before PIA reached 106 for three. Kamran Sajid hit an unbeaten 51 to help his side gain the upper hand on the opening day.

ZTBL on top against Islamabad

ZTBL gained a first-innings lead of 89 runs against Islamabad, reaching 212 for three with Imran Nazir managing 105 not out. Earlier, Junaid Nadir took five for 14 as ZTBL dismissed Islamabad for 123.

In another match, Mohtasham Ali and Adnan Raees both hit half-centuries as SBP reached 224 for the loss of three wickets on the opening day against Faisalabad.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 31st,  2011.


shah | 10 years ago | Reply

Imran nazir is best player in world.

irfan | 10 years ago | Reply

Please stop giving news for kamran akmal . He is one of the most corrupt player in our team plus a very bad wicket keeper. I dont want any news for kamran akmal. Let him be happy playing domestic cricket. Kamran please retire we dont ever want you back.

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