Dollar East reached in title decider clash
KARACHI—Experienced first-class campaigner Jahandad Khan struck a dazzling 95 to power Dollar East into the final of the 29th Aga Khan Gymkhana Ramazan Cricket Tournament with a 24 -run win over Defending champion Medicame Cricket Club here on Saturday.
The winners won the toss to bat first, and scored 176-9 in 20 overs. Dollar East dominated the game with their ruthless approach as the Faisalabad-based Jahanda produced a tremendous innings of 95 from 57 balls to propel his side while waqas Haroon contributed 23 off 26 balls with on six, Tariq Haroon Scored quick fire 18 off just 6 ball with one four and two sixes.
Right arm and Left arm pacer Haris Ali Khan Zohaib Shera sharing seven wickets between them Haris grabbed 4-18 in only two overs while Zohaib took 3-21 on four overs.
In reply Medicame cc were managed 153-6 in 20 overs. Discarded Pakistan’s batsman Sohaib Maqsood scored fine half century 69 off 51 balls with four fours and three sixes, Ayaz Tasswar made 29 in just 18 balls with one four and three sixes. Al-rounder Haris Ali Khan scored 19 with run a ball one four and one six.
Pakistan’s off spinner Saeed Ajmal grabbed 2-23 in 4 overs, Left Arm spinner Kashif Bhatti Took 2-32 in 4 overs. Later Jahandad khan was the name as man of the match.
Secretary Aga Khan Youth and Sports, Board Amin Sufyan graced the occasion as the chief guest and distributed the prizes in a simple ceremony which was attended by Test paceman Mohammad Sami, Member Finnace AKG Al-Amin Turyani, Head Dollar East sports chief Zahir Ahmed Sheikh.—APP