Cricket: Ramazan cricket fever hits Karachi

Left-hand batsman Mohammad Waqas scored an unbeaten 67 to help Wallstreet stun Advance Telecom.


Our Correspondent July 23, 2012

KARACHI: Left-hand batsman Mohammad Waqas scored an unbeaten 67 to help Wallstreet stun Advance Telecom by seven wickets in their 17th Dr MA Shah Night Trophy group match at the Asghar Ali Shah Stadium. Meanwhile, in the Omar Associates Ramazan League Tournament match at the TMC Ground, all-rounder Mir Ali Talpur hammered a 38-ball 79 to propel Brother Cricket Club Dadu to an emphatic 95-run win against Orient Club. In another tournament, medium-pacer Hasan Javed took three wickets as United Sports defeated Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) by 30 runs in their State Life 2nd VFC Trophy match. Chasing 156, a strong DIB side could only make 124 all out in 19.1 overs with Tariq Haroon making a 33-ball 46 while Usman Farhat scoring 33 in the losing cause.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 24th, 2012.

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