Karachi Bulls qualify for Seniors Cricket Cup final

Karachi Bulls clinched the Southern Zone final of the 8th Siemens Inter-City Seniors Cricket Cup 2006, by defeating Karachi Lions by 22 runs in a close contest, here at the United Bank Limited (UBL) Sports Complex Ground the other day.

By virtue of their victory, Karachi Bulls have qualified for the national final of the championship, which will be played against Lahore Whites at the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore on Sunday.

Batting first, Karachi Bulls scored 245 runs while losing seven wickets. Ashraf Pakhali made 82 and Nadeem Moosa 66. Imran Afzal remained not out with 35 runs.

For Karachi Lions, Fareed-ul-Hasan clinched four wickets for 43 runs while Kamil Khan, Jawed Malik and Khaleequllah took one wicket each.

In reply, Karachi Lions were bowled out for 224 runs. Kamil Khan with 82 and Shakir Khan were the main contributors. For Karachi Bulls, Amjad Aman and Ashraf Pakhali took three wickets each, for 33 and 25 runs, respectively.

Ashraf Pakhali was declared Man of the Match for his all-round performance of 82 runs and three wickets while Kamil Khan (Player of the Tournament), Shujaat Ali (Best Batsman), Imran Afzal (Best Bowler) and Tahir Rasheed (Best Wicket-keeper) were given the other individual awards.

Source: The News

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Written by Kashif Aziz on March 26th, 2006 with no comments.
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