Qasmi Gymkhana reached into the KG Ra­madan Cricket Fes­ti­val fi­nal

Daily Messenger - - Sportlight - Dr M Arif Hafeez Sports Re­porter

KARACHI: Qasmi Gymkhana reach­ing the fi­nal of the 33rd Karachi Gymkhana Ra­madan Cricket Fes­ti­val for the Omar As­so­ciates Tro­phy with a clin­i­cal rout of Agha Steel by seven wick­ets at the Karachi Gymkhana Ground.

Shah­baz Javed with a blaz­ing 54-ball knock of 71, which was em­bed­ded with four sixes and three fours, as Qasmi Gymkhana set a ti­tle-de­cider with Omar CC by chas­ing down a tar­get of 138 in 17.1 overs.

Riaz Mi­rani scored 35 off 30 balls with the aid of five bound­aries and one six. Bi­lal Ir­shad, scored un­beaten 25 in 11-balls that in­cluded a brace of bound­aries.

Ear­lier, after opt­ing to bat first Agha Steel were all out for 136 after be­ing 56-5 in the eighth over.

The left-handed Ramiz Aziz scored 40 from 36 de­liv­er­ies with one six and a four, opener Mo­ham­mad Afzal hit four fours and one six in a blis­ter­ing 12ball in­nings of 25 while Im­ran hoisted two sixes and hit two fours in a 21ball ef­fort of 32. Sum­ma­rized scores: AGHA STFFl. 136 in

19.1 overs (Ramiz Raja 40, lm­ran Ali 32, Mo­ham­mad Afzal 25; Wasim Ali 2-22. Rizwan Khan 2-24); QASMI GYMKIIANA

138-3 in 17.1 overs (Shah­baz Javed 71, Riaz Mi­rani 35, Bi­lal ir­shad 25 not out; Kashif Bhatti 2

26).

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