Karachi, June 02, 2018 (PPI-OT): Two more matches were decided in 23rd Dr. M.A. Shah Trophy being played at Asghar Ali Shah Stadium, North Nazimabad, Karachi. In first match Pakistan Currency Exchange defeated Saeed Ajmal Academy by huge margin of 122 runs. Bismillah Khan of winning team played an aggressive inning of 88 runs.

In 2nd match Zem Builders Islamabad suffered defeat against Zee Estate Lahore by 129 runs. The main feature of this match was brilliant century by Rao Khayam of Zee Estate which is the first century of this tournament.

In first match after winning the toss Pakistan Currency scored highest total of the event, 227/8 in 20 overs. Bismillah Khan 88 runs in 37 balls including 8 fours and 7 sixes, Umer Khan inning of 37 runs consists 3 fours and a six. R.O.S. Ahmed Noman took 3/48, R.O.S. Nasir Afridi bagged 2/35. In reply Saeed Ajmal Academy all out in 16.4 overs for just 105 runs. Muhammad Naveed scored 25 includes 3 fours and 2 sixes. R.M.F. Imran Khan bowled extremely well and took 4/24. R.O.S. Iftikar Ahmed grabbed 2 wickets without giving run.

In another match Zee Estate Lahore beat Zem Builders Islamabad by 129 runs. After winning the toss Zee Estate scored 222 runs in 20 overs. Opener Rao Khayam hit first Century of the tournament. He made 108 runs in 62 balls which includes 9 fours and 8 towering sixes, Wajiul Hassan made 40 and Zubair Khan hits 25 runs. Munir Riaz, Ehtisham Mehmood and Mubeen Shahid took 2 wickets each. In turn Zem Builders inning folded in just 93 runs in 19.2 overs. Habib Khan 34 and Shahzad Ahmed were the main contributors for 34 and 28 runs respectively. R.M.F. Manzoor Khan 3/14, R.O.S. Ahmed Raza 3/17.

Summarised Score:

1st Match

Pakistan Currency Exchange v/s Saeed Ajmal Academy, Faisalabad

Toss won by Pakistan Currency

Pakistan Currency: 227/8 in 20 overs

Bismillah Khan 88 (37) 8×4, 7×6, Umar Khan 37 (20) 1×4, 3×6

R.O.S. Ahmed Noman 3/48, R.O.S. Nasir Afridi 2/35

Saeed Ajmal Academy Faisalabad: 105/all out in 16.4 overs

Muhammad Naveed 25 (3×4, 2×6), R.M.F. Imran Khan 4/24

R.O.S. Iftikhar Ahmed 2/00

2nd Match

Zee Estate Lahore v/s Zem Builders Islamabad

Toss Won by Zee Estate Lahore

Zee Estate Lahore: 222/7 in 20 overs

Rao Khayam 108 (62) 9×4, 8×6, Wajiul Hassan 40 (28) 4×4, 1×6

R.O.S. Mubeen Shahid 2/30, R.L.S. Ehtisham Mahmood 2/44

R.M.F. Munir Riaz 2/49

Zem Builders Islamabad: 93 all out in 19.2 overs

Habib Khan 34 (27) 3×4, 1×6, Shahzad Ahmed 28 (18) 4×4

R.M.F. Manzoor Khan 3/14, R.O.S. Ahmed Raza 3/17

Umpire: Muhammad Rehan and Muhammad Azhar, Riaz Khan and Aqeel Adil

Scorer: Bilal Aziz

For more information, contact:
Asghar Ali Shah Cricket Stadium
Asghar Ali Shah Stadium, ST-II,
Block-C, North Nazimabad, Karachi
Tel: +92-21-36674017
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