Agha, Zaryab, Akhlaq score centuries in Quaid-e Azam Trophy Second XI.


KARACHI -- Agha Salman, Ali Zaryab and Mohammad Akhlaq scored centuries as matches of the seventh-round of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy between Northern and Sindh, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Southern Punjab ended in a draw. At Hayatabad Sports Complex in Peshawar, resuming their innings on 80 for five on the third day, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were bowled out for 131 in 38.2 overs by Southern Punjab. Mehran Ibrahim top-scored with 45 off 55 balls, hitting six fours. For Southern Punjab, Mohammad Imran took five wickets. Southern Punjab scored 262 for seven in 62 overs before stumps were drawn. Agha Salman scored a 117-balls 104, laced with 12 fours. Mukhtar Ahmed contributed a quick-fire 64 off 47 balls which included 11 fours. For Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Asad Afridi grabbed three wickets for 66 runs. In the second drawn match, Northern, resuming their second innings on 27 for no loss, made 274 for six in 91 overs against Sindh at State Bank Stadium in Karachi. Opener Naveed Malik top-scored with a 151-ball 70 as he cracked five fours and two sixes.

Shoaib Ahmed contributed 61 off 119 balls and hit six fours. For Sindh, off-spinner Ashiq Ali chipped in with three for 86. At the Ittefaq Cricket Ground in Lahore, Central Punjab made 329 for three in 74 overs against Balochistan before the play ended. For Central Punjab, Mohammad Ikhlaq top-scored with a 196-ball 148 which included 16 fours and two sixes. Ali Zaryab was other...

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