Northern trailing by 312 runs with eight wickets in hand, Umar Akmal hit double-century made 218 runs.


KARACHI -- Central Punjab's Umar Akmal recorded his second doublecentury in first-class cricket on day three of the final of the first-class Quaid-eAzam Trophy tournament against Northern at Karachi's National Stadium. The middle-order batsman made 218 runs from 265 balls, adding 95 runs to his overnight score on Sunday. He cracked a total of 20 fours and eight sixes in an innings which played a vital role in helping his side pile up a 421-run first innings lead.

Central Punjab declared on 675 for eight. Umar got the desired assistance from Zafar Gohar, who fell just...

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