Pakistan Cup One-Day Tournament for Second XIs: Mukhtar's century guides Southern Punjab win over Balochistan Central Punjab and Sindh register win.

KARACHI -- An unbeaten 113 from Mukhtar Ahmed guided Southern Punjab to a six wicket win over Balochistan in the second round match of Pakistan Cup One-Day Tournament 2020-21 for Second XIs at NBP Sports Complex in Karachi on Friday.

Central Punjab and Sindh also recorded victories against Northern and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa respectively at other two Karachi venues.

Balochistan vs Southern Punjab, NBP Sports Complex, Karachi: After being put to bat first, Balochistan were dismissed for 229 in 49.1 overs.

Abdul Rehman Muzammil top-scored with a 62-ball 45, which included four boundaries.

Abdul Wahid Bangalzai (44) and Israr Ahmed (33) were other notable contributors with the bat.

For Southern Punjab, Ahsan Baig took three for 45, while Mohammad Irfan and Mohammad Ali Khan grabbed two wickets each.

Southern Punjab completed the chase in 43.5 overs scoring 231 runs for the loss of four wickets.

Right-handed opening batsman Mukhtar Ahmed top-scored with an unbeaten 113 off 127 balls.

His innings included 13 fours and a six. He contributed a 135-run partnership for the second wicket with Waqar Hussain, who scored 59 off 76 balls, hitting three fours and two sixes.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Sindh, KCCA Stadium, Karachi: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa asked Sindh to bat first after winning the toss.

Sindh were bundled out for 281 in 49.2 overs.

Ammad Alam top-scored with a 68-ball 73, smashing seven fours...

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