Pentangular Cup: Federal Areas beat Balochistan
KARACHI: The Federal Areas Leopards defeated the Balochistan Bears in the Pentangular Cup One-day cricket tournament here on Tuesday.
The match played at the National Stadium Karachi, was won by the Federal Areas Leopards by seven wickets.
Batting first, the Federal Areas Leopards won the toss and put the Balochistan Bears into batting.
Displaying an impressive performance for the Balochistan Bears, Misbah-ul-Haq and Fahad Iqbal made 114 runs for the fourth wicket partnership.
Fahad scored 68, Misbah made 63 and Kamran Hussain contributed 56 runs as the
Balochistan Bears were all out for 275.
For the Federal Areas Leopards, Shoaib Akhtar claimed four wickets for 67 runs and Sohail Tanveer bagged three for 57.
In reply, the Federal Areas Leopards lost their three top-order batsmen for only 25 runs but later Afaq Rahim and Umar Amin, setting a winning partnership of 251 runs helped their team win the match.
Both batsmen hit centuries - Afaq Rahim made 129 and Umar Rahim 125.