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National U16: Sindh, Southern Punjab and KP Whites record big wins

  • Ten-wicket win for Sindh U16 Whites over Balochistan U16 Whites, Southern Punjab U16 Whites beat Central Punjab U16 Whites by 81 runs and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U16 Whites overwhelm Northern U16 Whites by 106 runs
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  • Match scorecards available here

Multan, 14 January 2022: The National U16 One-Day Tournament (45 overs) began at three different Multan venues today. On the opening day of the 12-team event, Pool-A matches were staged with Sindh, Southern Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Whites registering one-sided wins.

At the Head Muhammad Wala Stadium, Balochistan U16 Whites were bowled out for 120 in 37.4 overs. Muzamil Ali scored 50, the next best contributor was Siraj Ahmed with 36 runs. Shahzaib Ali, Wajid Ahmed and Sheraz Khan took three wickets each.

Sindh U16 Whites openers Haroon Arshad and Shehzad Khan went past the target without losing a wicket through their unbeaten 122-run partnership in only 14.2 overs. Haroon scored 61 off 43 balls (10 fours, one six) while Shehzad Khan scored 50 off 46 balls (seven fours, one six).

At the Zawari Cricket Ground, Southern Punjab U16 Whites were dismissed for 149 in 37.5 overs. Ali Hasnain Badshah top-scored with 68. Off-spinner Danish Saeed took five wickets for 16 runs in 8.5 overs while Ali Hassan took three.

In reply, Central Punjab U16 Whites were rolled over 68 in 25.2 overs. Faham-ul-Haq scored 18 while Muhammad Tayyab contributed 14. Abdul Rasool took three wickets for seven runs, Bilal Khan took three for 14.

At the Multan Cricket Stadium, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U16 Whites posted 249 for four in their 45 overs against Northern U16 Whites. Muhammad Shayan top-scored with 77 while Riazullah scored 70 runs. Muhammad Zubair hit an unbeaten 62.

Northern U16 Whites were rolled over for 143 in 40.2 overs in reply as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa record a thumping 106-run win.

Shameer Nisar top-scored with 29, Hasnain Nadim scored 28 runs. Muhammad Haroon took three wickets, Naveed-ul-Hasan and Adil Waheed took two wickets apiece.

Scores in brief:

Sindh U16 Whites beat Balochistan U16 Whites by 10 wickets

Balochistan U16 Whites 120 all out, 37.4 overs (Muzamil Ali 50, Siraj Ahmed 36; Shahzaib Ali 3-14, Wajid Ahmed 3-27, Sheraz Khan 3-37)

Sindh U16 Whites 122 for no loss, 14.2 overs (Haroon Arshad 61, Shehzad Khan 50)

Southern Punjab U16 Whites beat Central Punjab U16 Whites by 81 runs

Southern Punjab U16 Whites 149 all out, 37.5 overs (Ali Hasnan 68; Danish Saeed 5-16, Ali Hassan 3-25)

Central Punjab U16 Whites 68 all out, 25.2 overs (Faham-ul-Haq 18, Muhammad Tayyab 14; Abdul Rasool 3-7, Bilal Khan 3-14)

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U16 Whites beat Northern U16 Whites by 106 runs

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U16 Whites 249 for 4, 45 overs (Muhammad Shayan 77, Riazullah, Muhammad Zubair 62 not out; Irshad Ahmed 1-37)

Northern U16 Whites 143 all out, 40.2 overs (Shameer Nisar 29, Hasnain Nadeem 28 not out; Muhammad Haroon 3-45, Naveed-ul-Hasan 2-24)