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KARACHI -- Young opener Mohammad Huraira hit a century to help Northern respond fittingly to Central Punjab's dominant batting show in their Quaid-i-Azam Trophy match at Lahore's LCCA Ground on Wednesday.

After Pakistan Test all-rounder Faheem Ashraf had also smashed a ton to boost Central Punjab to a first-innings total of 385 on the third day of the eighth-round fixture, Huraira was equally up to the task, guiding Northern to 194-3 by stumps.

Faheem hit 20 fours to accumulate 109 runs in 137 balls and stayed unbeaten as Northern pacer Musa Khan finished the innings with four wickets.

Huraira, 20, then struck 15 boundaries to reach 104 not out off 156 balls by the close of play, with Umar Waheed on the other end, playing at 42.

Central Punjab spinner Bilal Asif took two wickets while Zafar Gohar claimed one victim.

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