HBL thrash PIA in Quaid Trophy

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Habib Bank registered comprehensive 243-run win over PIA in the Division I match of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy at the LCCA ground on Friday. HBL first got 128 runs but in its second innings they added 361 runs with century from Hasan Raza and their bowlers cut PIA down to size in both the innings. They were first bowled out for 184. Although they took lead but in the second innings PIA beat the dust with just 62 runs on board, giving HBL a big win. Credit of that win went to Fahad Masood who took six wickets and was supported by Danish Kaneria and Sarmad Anwar who shared two wickets each to finish of the match on the third day. Meanwhile, at the Gaddafi Stadium, WAPDA resuming their innings at 186-3 in 52 overs went on to score 270 in 84.2. NBP responded with 215 runs after they scored 358 runs in the first innings taking the match over the knife’s edge.
Scores: At LCCA Ground, Lahore. Habib Bank 128 in 37.2 overs (Shan Masood 17, 48 balls, 1 x4s, Ahmed Shahzad 15, Fahad Masood 44, 63 balls, 5 x4s, 1 x6s, Danish Kaneria 20, Ali Imran 6-45, Kamran Sajid 3-12) and 361 in 99.5 overs(Ahmed Shahzad 81, 79 balls, 13 x4s, Hasan Raza 141*, 230 balls, 16 x4s, Shan Masood 34, Fahad Masood 48, 99 balls, 8 x4s, Akhtar Waheed 6-107) v PIA 184 in 48.4 overs (Kamran Sajid 41, 65 balls, 4 x4s, Faisal Iqbal 35, 33 balls, 6 x4s, Sarfraz Ahmed 32, 66 balls, 4 x4s, Sarmad Anwar 3-60, Danish Kaneria 3-53, Fahad Masood 4-56) and 62 in 26 overs (Kamran Sajid 16, 39 balls, Shoaib Khan 14, Fahad Masood 6-28, Danish Kaneria 2-17, Sarmad Anwar 2-15 ), Result: Habib Bank won by 243 runs. Overnight Score: Habib Bank (Second Innings) 245-6 in 63 overs, Toss: PIA , Umpires: Zameer Haider & Ahsan Raza, Referee: Aziz-ur-Rehman, At Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore. National Bank 358 in 101.4 overs (Fawad Alam 65, 79 balls, 10 x4s, Qaiser Abbas 103, 143 balls, 14 x4s, 177 balls, Wahab Riaz 84, 134 balls, 7 x4s, 3 x6s, Hammad Azam 24, 71 balls, 8 x4s, Imran Khan 5-126) and 215-6 in 40 overs (Khurram Manzoor 101, 119 balls, 12 x4s, Fawad Alam 40, Amir Sajjad 2-12, Imranullah 2-32) v WAPDA 270 in 84.2 overs (Riffatullah 94, 185 balls, 10 x4s, 1 x6s, Aamir Sajjad 41, Ali Azmat 34, Qaiser Abbas 4-54, Wahab Riaz 3-69), Overnight Score: WAPDA 186-3 in 52 overs, Toss: Saadat Ali, Umpires: Saleem Badar & Ihtsham-ul-Haq, Referee: Saadat Ali.