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National U19 Three-Day: Defending Champions Sindh to face Northern in the final

  • Scorecards available here

Lahore, 24 November 2020:  Defending Champions Sindh will take on Northern in the final of the National U19 Three-Day tournament from 28 November at the KRL Stadium in Rawalpindi.

The third and final day’s play between Southern Punjab and Northern was abandoned without a ball bowled due to rain and wet outfield.

There was no play between Central Punjab and Sindh at Army Sports Ground in Rawalpindi due to the unavailability of the ground.

Balochistan U19 v Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U19, Ayub Park Ground, Rawalpindi:

Rain permitted only 25 overs of play on Tuesday as the fifth round fixture between Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ended in a draw.

Resuming their innings on 92 for one in 23 overs, Balochistan managed 156 for five in 48 overs. Basit Ali, resuming his innings on 54 off 70 balls, went on to score 63 from 94 balls, hitting 10 fours.

Haseebullah top-scored with an unbeaten 126-ball 67, which was laced with eight fours.

The duo contributed 98 runs for the second wicket.

For Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Zeeshan Ahmed took three wickets for 35.

After the completion of group stage, Northern are at the top of the table on the back of two wins, while Sindh, the other finalists, are second with one win. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Central Punjab and Balochistan finished the tournament at third, fourth and fifth positions. Southern Punjab finished at the last.

All the last four sides failed to record a win. Points table available here.

Scores in brief:

Balochistan U19 v Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U19, Ayub Park Ground, Rawalpindi:

Balochistan U19 85 all out, 38.2 overs (Basit Ali 17; Izhar Ahmed 4-32, Ahmed Khan 3-25) and 156-5, 48 overs (Haseebullah 67 not out, Basit Ali 63; Zeeshan Ahmed 3-35)

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 194-9, 57.2 overs (Haseeb Khan 104, Maaz Sadaqat 29, Zubair Shinwari 24; Kabir Raj 4-54, Mohammad Ibrahim Snr 2-22, Jahangir Khan 2-38)

Result: Match Drawn

Northern U19 v Southern Punjab U19, National Ground, Islamabad:

Southern Punjab U19 240 all out, 79.4 overs (Mubashar Ali 100, Mohammad Faizan Zafar 86, Tahir Hussain 25; Usama Afridi 3-19, Hassan Abid Kiyani 2-15, Mubasir Khan 2-41, Mehran Mumtaz 2-59)

Northern U19 98-2, 24.3 overs (Mohammad Shoaib Khan 58 not out, Mubasir Khan 24 not out; Uzair Mumtaz 1-19)

Result: Match Drawn

Central Punjab U19 v Sindh U19, Army Sports Ground, Rawalpindi:

Central Punjab U19 349-7, 83 overs (Hasnat Abbas 102 not out, Sameer Saqib 94, Mohammad Huraira 80, Hunain Shah 30 not out; Rehman 2-63, Aaliyan Mehmood 2-64)

Sindh 214-5, 57 overs (Saim Ayub 81, Mubashir Nawaz 63, Rizwan Mehmood 31; Ali Asfand 3-69, Arham Nawab 2-92)

Result: Match Drawn