Saqlain Nawaz Picks 10 Wicket Haul as Sindh U19W vs Central Punjab U19W ends in a Draw:
Saqlain Nawaz took ten wickets for Sindh U19 Whites on Wednesday in Karachi, but they were unable to beat Central Punjab U19 Whites in their National U19 Championship round four encounter. At the end of their second innings in their Pool B encounter at the Hanif Mohammad HPC Ground, Central Punjab U19 Whites had scored 110 for 8.
Coming in at No.8, Muneeb Wasif hit 55 not out (with seven fours and two sixes) off 70 balls. Saqlain, a right-arm fast bowler for the Sindh U19 Whites, took 4 wickets for a total of 29 runs in 13.1 overs. Overall, he bowled well, as he finished up with 10 wickets and gave only 72 runs. During the second innings, Daniyal Ahmed took 3 wickets while giving only 18 runs.
Read Also: https://icasportsplus.com/saqlain-nawaz-of-sindh-u19-whites-stars-on-opening-day-with-a-six-for/
Pool A fixtures:
Balochistan U19 Blues, who were 75 runs behind Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U19 Blues when play was delayed due to rain at the Rashid Latif Cricket Academy, managed to score 72 for two in 21.1 overs. The final day saw no action, and Basit Ali, the Balochistan U19 Blues’ opener returned with a perfect 50. He hit three fours and as many sixes in one inning.
The Northern U19 Blues were dismissed for 182 in 55.5 overs in a drawn match at the NBP Sports Complex after resuming their first innings at the overnight score of 120 for 6 in 43.4 overs. Mohammad Aftab, the wicketkeeper-batter, led the way with a 123-ball 96 that included nine fours and two sixes.
Bilal Ahmed of the Southern Punjab U19 Blues was the most effective bowler, taking 4 wickets for 56 runs. Mohammad Shan and Kashif Fareed each took two wickets.
When the game ended in a draw, Southern Punjab U19 Blues were 20 for 2 in 6 overs.
At the UBL Sports Complex, Sindh U19 Blues declared their innings against Central Punjab U19 Blues at 235 for seven in 65 overs after resuming their first innings at 125 for two in 30 overs.
Ali Asfand took 4 wickets for Central Punjab Blues for a total of 58 runs.
When the game finished in a draw, Central Punjab U19 Blues were 105 for 3 in 39.1 overs. With four fours and two sixes out of 93 balls, Farhan Yousuf top-scored with an unbeaten 53.
Pool B fixtures:
The third day of the Pool B match between Balochistan U19 Whites and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa U19 Whites at the KCCA Stadium saw little action. There was no winner in the game. Rain forced the TMC Ground to call off the Northern U19 Whites and Southern Punjab U19 Whites match before a ball was bowled.
Sindh U19 Blues are in first place in Pool A with 12 points after the fourth round. Sindh U19 Whites are in first place in Pool B with 13 points. Beginning on August 20, the fifth and final round will take place.