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Hamza shines in Inter-College Ramadan T20

By Our Correspondent
April 03, 2024
This representational image shows a kookaburra ball and a cricket bat. — APP/File
This representational image shows a kookaburra ball and a cricket bat. — APP/File

LAHORE: Five matches were held at four venues in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad on the 11th day of the Inter-College Ramadan T20 Cup.

Lahore

Gulberg College won by seven wickets their match against Superior College at the LCCA Ground in Lahore. Nouman high-scored with an unbeaten 42 off 47 (2x4s, 1x6) which was followed by Ahmer Muneer’s unbeaten 28 off 15 (4x4s, 1x6) as the side completed the target in 18.3 overs. Earlier, Gulberg College succeeded in restricting Superior College to 112-8. Gulberg College’s Ameer Hamza bagged a four-wicket haul.

Karachi

At the Eid Gah Stadium in Karachi, Government Jinnah College won by nine wickets against Government College for Men. Government Jinnah’s Ghulam Ashraf led his side with an unbeaten half-century (53 not out, 35b,9x4s, 1x6) which was complemented by Rizwan Khan’s unbeaten 48 off 42 (6x4s, 1x6) as the side completed the target in 14.2 overs. Earlier, Jinnah Government bowlers restricted Government College for Men to 119-9 with Mohammad Dawood bagging a three-wicket haul and Naeem Gul and Ghous Ibrahim Shah returning with two wickets each.

Government College 36-B Landhi defeated Government Pak Shipowner College by 24 runs at the IBA Cricket Ground in Karachi. Government College’s Sufiyan scored an unbeaten half-century (56 not out, 53b,1x4, 1x6) while Mohammad Shamir Khan scored an unbeaten 36 off 34 (2x4, 1x6) to help the team put up 136-2 in 20 overs. Government College bowlers subsequently managed to restrict Government Pak Shipowners College to 112-7 as Mohammad Qasim claimed a three-wicket haul.

Islamabad

Beaconhouse I-8 defeated IMCB F-7/3 by 92 runs at Miusam Cricket Ground. Beaconhouse I-8’s Sudais Ulfat high-scored with an impressive 85 off 55 (6x4s, 4x4s). His efforts were supported by Mohammad Azfar Mirza’s 41 off 34 (2x4s, 1x6) as the side finished at 172-5. The second innings saw Beaconhouse I-8 bowlers bundle over IMCB F-7/3 for just 80 runs in 19 overs. Syed Anzal ur Rehman, Zalan Nasir and Mohammad Azfar claimed two wickets.

At the same venue, Westminster defeated IMCB Chakshahzad by 12 runs. Westminster’s Ahmed Arif Khan high-scored with 77 off 51 (11x4s, 2x6s). He was followed closely by Awais Ullah who scored an unbeaten 75 off 53 .