KARACHI: Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq continued his heat-up for the Test collection towards the West Indies with one other chic innings as Faisalabad took early command of their fifth and remaining spherical Quaid-i-Azam Trophy Grade-II fixture right here on Thursday.
The forty two-yr-previous, who made 111 towards Hyderabad final Sunday, took the centre stage on the Nationwide Stadium the place on a inexperienced-tinged monitor, Abbottabad might muster simply 103 of their first innings.
Paceman Naseer Akram grabbed his second 5-for in succession, this time taking 5-30 on 10 overs.
Faisalabad made a strong begin with Ali Rafiq (one hundred sixty and the spectacular Abdul Samad (forty seven off ninety seven balls, seven fours) placing on 37 for the primary wicket.
Misbah, arriving at forty eight-2, then dominated the reminder of the day with an array of good-looking strokes. The suitable-hander’s 109-ball knock consists of thirteen boundaries up to now and his unbroken stand with Khurram Shehzad (24) is with seventy five as Faisalabad reached 178-three.
Within the different Group ‘B’ match on the Niaz Stadium in Hyderabad, Quetta have been fifty five-1 after hosts Hyderabad have been restricted to 220 all out in 60.1 overs.
Multan collected 137-2 after dismissing Bahawalpur for one hundred ninety on the Multan Cricket Stadium in Multan. Opener Zain Abbas was batting on an eighty-ball 70 (12 fours).
Earlier sluggish left-armer Ali Usman captured six wickets for 50 runs.
Sialkot, who prime Group ‘A’, have been surprisingly in hassle as they slid to 35-2 after Azad Jammu Kashmir made 287-eight within the allotted eighty three overs on the Dring Stadium in Bahawalpur.
Shut of play scores on Thursday (day one among three):
At Dring Stadium, Bahawalpur: AZAD JAMMU KASHMIR 287-eight in eighty three overs (Usman Maroof seventy two, Azhar Mughal sixty seven, Ikram Hussain 50, Naved Malik forty nine; Mansoor Amjad four-89, Ahsan Hafeez Bhatti four-103); SIALKOT 35-2 in eight overs (Faisal Khaliq 2-four).
At Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan: BAHAWALPUR one hundred ninety in sixty three overs (Imranullah Aslam forty nine, Jawwad Ahmed forty seven, Mudassar Nazir 28, Adeel Basit 26; Ali Usman 6-50, Sohaib Maqsood 2-eight, Sadaif Mehdi 2-fifty five); MULTAN 137-2 in 25 overs (Zain Abbas 70 not out, Waqar Hussain 28).
At Nationwide Stadium, Karachi: ABBOTTABAD 103 in 36.5 overs (Riaz Kail 23, Nasir Khan 21 not out; Naseer Akram 5-30, Ahmed Safi 2-10, Waqas Maqsood 2-24); FAISALABAD 178-three in fifty one overs (Misbah-ul-Haq eighty two not out, Abdul Samad forty seven, Khurram Shehzad 24 not out; Ikramullah Khan 2-fifty two).
At Niaz Stadium, Hyderabad: HYDERABAD 220 in 60.1 overs (Shoaib Leghari forty six, Azeem Ghumman 35, Nauman Ali 29, Mohammad Awais 29, Mir Darya Khan 26; Bakhtiar Shah four-fifty two, Gohar Faiz 2-forty five, Hamal Wahab 2-fifty seven, Sher Ai 2-sixty three); QUETTA fifty five-1 in 27 overs (Bismillah Khan 29 not out).
Revealed in Daybreak, March twenty fourth, 2017
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