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Pakistan Seniors beat India to level series

Written by Wajahat Khan on April 26th, 2006   (195 views)

Mansoor Akhtar stroked a stylish unbeaten 84 to steer Pakistan Seniors to a seven-wicket victory over their Indian counterparts in the second ODI of the four-match series at Sialkot.

Mansoor Akhtar struck 10 fours and three sixes in his 68-ball knock as the home team achieved the target of 252 with seven overs to spare. Aamir Sohail scored 36-balls 60 with 12 fours while Ghaffar Kazmi chipped in with 51.

The result levelled the series after the Indian Seniors had prevailed in the first match in Karachi on Sunday. Put in to bat, Indian Seniors owed their score of 251 for 9 to all-rounder Manoj Prabkhar who topscored with 68. His 82-ball innings was studded with nine boundaries. Ameerjeet Singh hit eight fours in a 70-ball 65.

Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin (25) and Vivek Razdan (26) were the other notable contributors. For Pakistan Seniors, Abdul Qadir and Mohammad az claimed three wickets each.

The third match of the series will be played at Sheikhupura on Thursday.

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