Test player Mohammad Sami bagged a three-wicket haul to bowl Omer CC to a 37-run victory against Northern Gymkhana in their quarter-final of Dr MA Shah Night Trophy played at Asghar Ali Shah Cricket Stadium.
Chasing a mammoth target of 168, Northern Gymkhana were bowled out for 130 in 19.4 overs. Ammar Hasan top-scored with 36 while Ahsaan Ali struck 24. Left-arm spinner Adnan Kaleem claimed three wickets.
Earlier, Omer CC had posted 167 for four. Akbarur Rehman smashed two sixes and three boundaries in his 45-run knock while Ramiz Raja Jr scored 40. Ali Waqas (26) and Saad (17) also played important unbeaten hands.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 25th, 2013.
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