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Abdul Rasool takes five wickets in National U16 One-Day Tournament

  • Big win for Southern Punjab U16 Whites, Northern U16 Whites and Sindh U16 Whites register closely fought wins

Multan, 16 January 2022:

The National U16 One-Day Tournament (45 overs) Pool A matches were shortened due to heavy fog in Multan on Sunday as Southern Punjab, Northern and Sindh Whites defeated Balochistan, Central Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Whites.

At the Zawari Cricket Ground, Abdul Rasool’s five-wicket haul helped Southern Punjab defeat Balochistan by a comfortable 86-run margin. Batting first, Southern Punjab U16 Whites posted 142 for nine in 25 overs. Rana Haseeb top-scored with 69. Mohammad Shahid and Umair Ahmed took three wickets apiece.

In reply, left-arm-spinner Rasool took five wickets for 11 runs to spearhead Balochistan batting line-up’s capitulation for 56 in 21.3 overs. Bilal Khan took two wickets.

At the Head Muhammad Wala Ground, Northern defeated Central Punjab by four wickets. Batting first, Central Punjab posted 123 for six in 27 overs. Openers Mohammad Tayyab and Faham-ul-Haq contributed 44 and 28 respectively. Azan Kabir took three wickets.

Northern went past the target in the 24th over for the loss of six wickets. Abdullah top-scored with 43, Ali Hasan took three wickets.

At the Multan Cricket Stadium, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were rolled over for 102 in 23 overs. Mohammad Shayan top-scored with 40. Shahzaib Ali and Wajid Ahmed took three wickets each.

In reply, Sindh chased down the target in 23.1 overs. Abdul Rehman scored 28, Mohammad Haroon and Adil Waheed took two wickets each.

Scores in brief:

Southern Punjab U16 Whites beat Balochistan U16 Whites by 86 runs

Southern Punjab U16 Whites 142 for 9, 25 overs (Rana Haseeb 69, Fahad Kashif 30; Muhammad Shahid 3-16, Umair Ahmed 3-24)

Balochistan U16 Whites 56 all out, 21.3 overs (Usman Ghani 20; Abdul Rasool 5-11, Bilal Khan 2-15)

Northern U16 Whites beat Central Punjab U16 Whites by four wickets

Central Punjab U16 Whites 123 for 6, 27 overs (Muhammad Tayyab 44, Faham-ul-Haq 28; Azan Kabir 3-16)

Northern U16 Whites 125 for 6, 23.5 overs (Abdullah 43, Arslan Ali 23; Ali Hasan 3-23, Danish Saeed 2-19)

Sindh U16 Whites beat Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U16 Whites by four wickets

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U16 Whites 102 all out, 23 overs (Mohammad Shayan 40, Mohammad Zubair 25; Wajid Ahmed 3-13, Shahzaib Ali 3-22)

Sindh U16 Whites 106 for 6, 23.1 overs (Abdul Rehman 28; Muhammad Haroon 2-17, Adil Waheed 2-24)