Karachi: Rawalpindi defeated Faisalabad by 7 wickets and Peshawar defeated Lahore Blues by 3 wickets on the last day of the fourth round of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy first-class cricket tournament. Sarfraz Ahmed scored an unbeaten double century, but the match between Karachi Whites and Lahore Whites also failed to produce a result. The match between Multan and FATA was also drawn.
Karachi Whites made a huge total of 784 runs for 5 wickets in their first innings at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed had a brilliant unbeaten double century against Lahore Whites.
Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed scored 200 runs off 236 balls and was not out, his innings included 24 fours and a six.
This is Sarfraz Ahmed’s second century in this Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, besides he has also scored two half-centuries. The other not out batsman Ramiz Aziz scored 151 runs with the help of fifteen fours and two sixes.
Sarfaraz Ahmed and Ramiz Aziz added 351 runs in an unbeaten sixth wicket partnership. Lahore Whites scored 509 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in their first innings. Peshawar Region defeated Lahore Blues by 3 wickets in Abbottabad. Peshawar needed 190 runs to win. Kamran Ghulam scored 50 runs. The match between FATA and Multan was drawn at the Shoaib Akhtar Stadium in Rawalpindi. Rawalpindi defeated Faisalabad by 7 wickets at Pindi Stadium. Rawalpindi was given a target of 203 runs to win, Abdul Faseeh scored 109 runs not out with the help of 17 fours.
On the other hand, in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, he became a record of scoring five centuries in one innings. Not one or two, but 5 players of Karachi Whites scored centuries, including the former wicketkeeper-captain. In response to 509 runs in the first innings of Lahore Whites at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore, the batsmen of Karachi Whites made a record of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.
On behalf of Karachi Whites, Khurram Manzoor, Imad Alam, Asad Shafiq, Rameez Aziz and former captain of the national team scored centuries in a single innings. 5 centuries have been scored in an innings for the fifth time in the history of first-class cricket including Test matches.