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Gulberg College's bowlers run riot on day three of Inter-College Ramadan T20 Cup

Lahore, 24 March, 2024: The third day of the Inter-College Ramadan T20 Cup saw five matches played at three venues. Pool A matches were played in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad while the Pool B match were played in Karachi and Islamabad.

Pool A

At Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, Gulberg College secured a resounding victory over Government Dyal Singh College. Azmat Shahzad with 65 off 45 (11x4s) and Abdul Rafay (57 not out, 36b, 5x4s, 2x6s) ensured Gulberg College’s final tally of 189-4. Gulberg College bowlers Ahmar Munir and Ameer Hamza further managed to bundled out Government Dyal Singh College for 74 runs in 14.3 overs. Ahmar Munir took a five-fer while Ameer Hamza claimed four wickets at the expense of 11 runs.

Karachi’s Eid Gah Ground saw Beaconhouse School System beat Happy Palace College by 10 runs. Yafai Ali Khan scored unbeaten 56  off 53 balls (4x4s, 2x6s) while Azmatullah scored 30 off 25 before being bowled by Happy Palace College’s Umer Ejaz who managed to claim three wickets at the expense of 31 runs.  Happy Palace College’s attempts at chasing BSS’s target were cut short by BSS bowlers Haidh Sohail, Asjadullah and Muaviya Mustafa who all claimed two wickets each.

IMPCC H-8/4 faced off against Beaconhouse I-8 at Islamabad’s Miusam Cricket Ground. IMPCC won the match by nine wickets thanks in large part to the all-rounding efforts of Abdul Jabbar and Fahad Saleem who claimed three and two wickets respectively and managed to pull off a 81-run partnership in the second innings. Abdul scored 34 of 21 (6x4s) before losing his wicket to Beaconhouse I-8’s Zalan Nasir while Fahad managed to score unbeaten 47 off 43 balls with the help of seven boundaries and one six.

Pool B

Government National College (Morning) won their match against Government College Asifabad by 10 runs at the IBA Cricket Ground in Karachi. Government National College’s Abdul Rafay scored 57 off 39 (9×4s, 1x6) while Danial Junaid scored unbeaten 49 off 39 (1x4, 3x6s) to help put up 155-7. Government College Asifabad failed to chase the target of 156 despite Ishaq’s 69 off 50 deliveries (7x4s, 2x6s). Government National College’s Rafay and Danial managed to claim two wickets each.

In the second match played at the Miusam Cricket Ground in Islamabad, Westminster clinched victory against IMCB F-10/3 after scoring a mammoth 216-8 in the first innings. Westminster’s Syed Muzammil Hassan scored 63 off 48 with the help of 11 boundaries while Hassan Abdullah Ghumman managed to make 35 off 26(6x4s) before losing his wicket to Mohammad Uzair. In the second innings, Westminster’s bowlers succeeded in bundled out IMCB at 99 runs in 15.5 overs, winning by 117 runs. Ahmed Arif Khan claimed a three-wicket haul while Mukarram Mazhar and Hassan claimed two wickets each.

Scores in brief

Pool A

Gulberg College beat Government Dyal Singh College by 115 runs at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

Gulberg College 189-4, 20 overs (Azmat Shahazad 65, Abdul Rafay 57 not out; Meer Hamza 2-25)

Government Dyal Singh College 74 all out, 14.3 overs (Abdul Rehman 31, Ahmad Bilal 14; Ahmar Munir 5-20, Ameer Hamza 4-11)

Beaconhouse School System beat Happy Palace College by 10 runs at Eid Gah Stadium, Karachi

Beaconhouse School System 144-7, 20 overs (Yafai Ali Khan 56 not out, Azmatullah 30; Umer Ejaz 3-31 )

Happy Palace College 134 all out, 19.1 overs (Mohammad Dawar Malik 32, Umer Ejaz 23 not out;Muavia Mustafa 2-18, Haigh Sohail 2-23, Asjadullah 2-28)

IMPCC beat Beaconhouse I-8 by nine wickets at Miusam Cricket Ground, Islamabad

Beaconhouse I-8 97 all out, 17.3 overs (Syed Anzal ur Rehman 47, Saad Munir Shah 31; Talha 3-14, Abdul Jabbar 3-20) IMPCC H-8/4 98-1, 12.3 overs (Fahad Saleem 47 not out, Abdul Jabbar 34; Zalan Nasir 1-16))

Pool B

Government National College (Morning) beat Government College Asifabad by 10 runs

Government National College (Morning) 155-7, 20 overs (Abdul Rafay 57, Danial Junaid 49 not out; Dawood Rizwan 2-16))

Government College Asifabad 145-9, 20 overs (Ishaq 69, Abdul Kabeer 27;Abdul Rafay 2-18, Danial Junaid 2-21)

Westminster beat IMCB F-10/3 by 117 runs at Miusam Cricket Ground, Islamabad

Westminster 216-8, 20 overs (Syed Mohammad Ali 63, Hassan Abdullah Ghumman 35; Mohammad Uzair 3-43, Faisal Khairdin 2-20) IMCB F 10/3 99 all out, 15.5 overs (Ali Nasir 20, Mohammad Uzair 14;Ahmed Arif Khan 3-0, Mukarram Mazhar 2-24)