Sindh Dolphins defeat Balochistan Bears by 3 wkts

KARACHI: Sindh Dolphins defeated Balochistan Bears by 3 wickets on the second day of the Pentangular Cup at National Stadium here on Tuesday.

Bears, after winning the toss, made 303 for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs. Taufiq Umar (74), Abid Ali (94) and Rameez Alam (52 not out) were their main contributors.

In reply, Dolphins raced home for the loss of 7 scalps. Hasan Raza played a breezy and undefeated knock of 78 off 77 balls to help his team score brilliant triumph.

Hasan Raza of Sindh Dolphins has been declared man of the match.

Summarised scores:

Balochistan Bears 303-8 in 50 overs (Taufiq Umar 74, 92 balls, 5x4s, Abid Ali 94, 106 balls, 11x4s, Rameez Alam 52*, 35 balls, 8x4s, Gulraiz Sadaf 18, Anwar Ali 10-1-72-3, Tanvir Ahmed 10-0-62-2, Danish Kaneria 10-0-46-2) vs Sindh Dolphins 307-7 in 50 overs (Khurram Manzoor 45, 70 balls, 6x4s, Shahzaib Hasan 62, 49 balls, 5x4s, 4x6s, Hasan Raza 78*, 77 balls, 8x4s, Sarfraz Ahmed 41, 51 balls, 4x4s, Lal Kumar 27, 14 balls, 5x4s, Anwar Ali 14, Jalat Khan 2-42, Zulfiqar Baber 3-59, Kashif Naved 1-55)

Umpires: Rasheed Bhatti and Zameer Haider
Referee: Musaddaque Rasool
Scorer: Salman Hussain