Army down Police in National Baseball


Defending champions Army registered third consecutive victory in the Shaheed Kamran National Inter-departmental Baseball Championship, defeating Police in the second league stage 12-2 at the UCP’s ground here on Tuesday. So far unbeaten, Army opened the account in the first innings when Imtiaz Ali scored one , while Police could not open the account. After no run was made in the second innings by either side, Police scored first run through Ahsan Beg in the third innings as the two teams were at 1-1.
But Army were in aggressive mood collecting four runs each in the fifth and sixth innings, while conceding only one in the fifth innings to take a firm lead of 9-2. For Army their Arif Senior (2), Arshad, Iftikhar, Zafar Iqbal, Majeed, Umar and Faqeer Hussain all contributed one rune ach. Army continued its domination in the seventh innings too as it added three more runs through Rashid, Sajjad and Arif Senior to seal the fate of the match. In the next match Wapda will take on Police on Wednesday.