Cricket: Waqas steers Omer CC to title

Omer CC received winning purse of Rs500,000 while the runner-up had to settle for Rs250,000.


Our Correspondent July 31, 2013
Chasing 135, Waqas and Zain Abbas, produced a 127-run opening stand to take their side home in 15.5 overs for the loss of one wicket. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI:


Mohammad Waqas scored an outstanding 84 to help Omer CC to an easy nine-wicket win against AO Clinic in the final as they won the Dr MA Shah Night Trophy yesterday.


Chasing 135, Waqas and Zain Abbas, who scored 44 with two sixes and three boundaries, produced a 127-run opening stand to take their side home in 15.5 overs for the loss of one wicket. Waqas’s 84 contained seven sixes and seven strikes to the fence. He was named man-of-the-final.

Earlier, AO Clinic had made 134 for four led by Fazal Subhan’s 53 studded with three sixes and two boundaries. Omer CC received winning purse of Rs500,000 while the runner-up had to settle for Rs250,000.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 1st, 2013.

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