23rd Dr.M.A.Shah Trophy-2018

Karachi, June 06, 2018 (PPI-OT): Khyber Zalmi surprisingly beat favorite team Innovator C.C. by 24 runs and reached in Semi Final of 23rd Dr.M.A.Shah Trophy being played at Asghar Ali Shah Stadium, North Nazimabad, Karachi. This is the biggest upset of the event so far. Innovators C.C. failed to achieve lowest target of 95 runs and suffered badly defeat. Leg Spinner Fowad Khan plays vital role in their victory who got 3 wickets for 11 runs while Muhammad Usman proved his skill in batting. Later Chief Guest DIG West Aamir Farooqi gave Man of the Match ward to Fawad Khan.

Those who also present there Sami Siddiqui D.G. KDA as a Guest of Honour, Najamuz Zama Director Land KMC, Dr.Syed Imran Ali Shah, Dr.Syed Junaid Ali Shah, Olympian Waseem Feroz and tournament director Nusrat Faheem and others. After winning the toss Khyber Zalmi batted first scored only 94 runs with all wickets fallen in 20 overs. Muhammad Usman played well and hit 38 runs including 4 fours, while Soaeb Afridi made 20 runs. Asif Chagarzai once again bowled extremely well and bagged 4 wickets for 14 runs. Shah Hussain and Asif Khan took one wicket each. In reply Innovators C.C. bundeled out for just 70 runs in 16.2 overs. Afraz ul Hassan was the top scorer with 22 runs including 3 fours. Arif Khan made 15 runs . R.L.S. Fawad Khan bowled well and took 3 wickets for 11 runs, R.M.F. Zeeshan Khan bagged 02/09, R.M.F. Irfan Khan 02/11 and L.M.F. Arshad Wazir took 02/22.


Toss Won by Khyber Zalmi

Khyber Zalmi: 94 all out in 20 overs

Muhammad Usman 38(49) 4×4, Shoeb Afridi 20(20) 4×4

R.O.S. Arif Chagarzai 4/14,

Innovators C.C.: 70 all out in 16.2 overs

Afroz ul Hasan 22(19) 3×4, Arif Khan 15

Arif Chagarzai 13

R.L.S. Fawad Khan 3/11,R.M.F. Zeeshan Khan 2/9

R.M.F. Irfan Khan 2/11, L.M.F. Arshad Wazeer 2/22

Umpire: Muhammad Rehan and Muhammad Azhar

Today,s 7th June Match: 4th Quarter Final between

Omar Associates v/s Pakistan Currency Exchange

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
Email: nusratfaheem@hotmail.com, shiz@live.com


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