Pak contingent leaves for Asia International games
LAHORE—A five member Pakistan contingent left here on Monday for Russian Federation to take part in the 6th Children of Asia International Sports Games being held from July 5-17 at Yakutia.
The party comprises three players and two officials, said Muhammad Khalid Mahmood, Secretary, Pakistan Olympic Association while talking to APP.
He said Karamat Ur Rahim will act as chef de mission as well as shooting official.
Nubaira Babur and Fatima Aftab are the shooters and Muhammad Yar is the wrestler. Ghulam Farid will officiate as wrestling official.
The participation of our players will add to their experience while exposing them to high profile experience to perform better in coming international meets, said the POA official.
He said the POA was taking every measure to ensure the participation of its athletes in elite sports activities abroad as a part of its commitment to promote games in the country.—APP KARACHI—Omar Associates lifted the winner’s trophy of Brighto Paints 5thCorporate Trophy T20 Cup when they defeated K-Electric by three wickets in an exciting final here at the DHA Sports Stadium, Moin Khan Academy..
Batting first, K-Electric scored 127-8 in the allotted 20 overs. Fazal Subhan (39) played a fine knock with the help of two sixes and four boundaries off just in 31 balls. He was well supported by Yasir Hameed (18), Naveed Javed (18) and Khushdil Shah (18).
For Omar Associates, Danish Aziz bagged 2-24 and Anwar Ali took 2-37.
In reply, Omar Associates reached the target in the 19th over after losing seven wickets. Danish Aziz, putting up an all-round show, also excelled with the bat to score a dazzling 57 not out with two sixes and four boundaries off 47 balls.
Azam Khan (22) and Anwar Ali (16) also chipped in during the late overs.
Danish was declared man-of-the-match and received his award from Administrator DHA Brig Mohammad Zubair who was chief guest on the occasion.
Anwer Ali, skipper of Omar Associates received the winner’s trophy and a cash award of Rs700,000 while Jawed Mansoor captain of KElectric got the runner-up trophy and cash award of Rs350,000.—APP
KARACHI: Chief guest Brig Mohammad Zubair presents the winners trophy to Omar Associates captain Anwar Ali.