Mul­tan Tigers, ICAD, Butt Sports tri­umph in JCA Sum­mer League

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JED­DAH: ICAD and Mul­tan Tigers beat Rawalpindi Stars and Saudi Ger­man Hospi­tal by 8 wick­ets and 4 runs re­spec­tively while Hy­der­abad Sharks dom­i­nated in chas­ing down Peeran XI with a tar­get of 130 for no loss in 6 overs in the sec­ond week matches of JCA Sum­mer League.

In other matches, Butt Sports, Naseem Al-Zahra and Ban­swada Ball Burn­ers con­tin­ued their un­beaten streak with wins over KAIA (35 runs), UT Lines (7 wick­ets) and Kash­mir Stags (9 wick­ets) in that or­der.

Man­soor’s el­e­gant knock of 85 with 8 fours and 7 sixes was re­spon­si­ble for ICAD’s tri­umph over Rawalpindi Stars. Mul­tan Tigers got the bet­ter of SGH on a su­pe­rior av­er­age run rate with Shahid (36) and Madani (34NO) ac­cel­er­at­ing to keep them above the re­quired rate, de­spite Bi­lal’s 104 off 56 balls (11 fours, 3 sixes) and Asad’s un­beaten 52 for SGH.

Butt Sports re­lied on Has­nain’s sharp bowl­ing as he took 5 for 27. Naseem Al-Zahra was cruis­ing at 186 for 3 in 14 overs chas­ing 211 at which stage UT Lines con­ceded to lose by 7 wick­ets.

The Sharks shut the lights out of Peeran XI in a 10-wicket win chas­ing the tar­get of 130 runs in only 6 overs, with Yasir son 79 and As­sad un­beaten on 37.

BBB got the bet­ter of Kash­mir Stags scor­ing 160 for 1 in 11 overs and chas­ing 219 for 3 to win by 9 wick­ets on su­pe­rior av­er­age run rate thanks to Za­heer’s un­beaten 96. Ma­jid tal­lied 85 and Aadil 69 for the Stags’ los­ing cause.

Brief scores:

Rawalpindi Stars (163) Awais 41, Faiz 50 NO, Altaf 2 for 5; ICAD (168 for 2) Man­soor 85, Mohsin 47

Saudi Ger­man Hospi­tal (234 for 3 in 20 overs) Bi­lal 104, Amir 26, As­sad 52 NO, Waqas 2 for 18; Mul­tan Tigers (157 for 5 in 13 overs) Shahid 36, Saad 21, Madani 34 NO, Ar­shad 3 for 35, Talha 2 for 29

Butt Sports (197) Omar 42, Za­man 41, Azam 27, Yasir 27, Zubair 4 for 27; KAIA (162) Ma­jid 40, Ju­naid 28, Zubair 22, Shuaib 27, Has­nain 5 for 27

UT Lines (210 for 8 wick­ets) Shad Muham­mad 34, Bi­lal 30, Fahd 71, Us­man Butt 3 for 53, Saeed 2 for 19; Naseem Zahra 186 for 3 in 14 overs at which stage UT Lines con­ceded the match.

Peeran XI (129 for 8 wick­ets) Zee­shan 26, Ash­faque 45, Has­san 2 for 27, Yasir 2 for 19, Sharoz 2 for 23; Hy­der­abad Sharks (130 for no loss in 6 overs) Yasir 79, As­sad 37

Kash­mir Stags (219 for 3 in 20 overs) Adil 69, Ma­jid 85, Sa­jid 41; BBB (160 for 1 in 11 overs) Za­heer 96 NO, Rahil 46 NO. BBB won on su­pe­rior av­er­age run rate.

New York Yan­kees’ Didi Gre­go­rius hits a two-run home run off Cleve­land In­di­ans start­ing pitcher Corey Klu­ber dur­ing the third in­ning of Game 5 of a baseball Amer­i­can League Di­vi­sion Se­ries Wed­nes­day in Cleve­land. (AP)

Naseem Al-Zahra cricket team.

BBB be­fore its match against Kash­mir Stags. (AN pho­tos)

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