KARACHI - Bowlers Shahid Ali and Tauqeer equally shared six wickets to carry Combined CC Faisalabad to thrilling six-run triumph over Pakistan CC in Champions Cricket League here at Aga Khan Gymkhana on Monday.
Both the bowlers conceded 19 runs each for their three-wicket haul each as Pakistan CC were all out on 125 runs seven runs short of the winning target.
Earlier Combined CC Faisalabad had scored 131 with M Zubair scoring with 33 runs.
Burewala beat AO CC by four runs at RLCA UP. Batting first, Burewala were all out on 117 in 18.5 overs with Zain Abbas scoring 25 and Zaeem Rashid 21. Waseem Ali took 3-15 and Maroof Aziz 3-32. In reply, AO CC could manage 113 for the loss on nine wickets in 20 overs. M Hasan made 37 runs. Sajid Watto got 2-11 and Ejaz Ali 2-13.
Faislabad beat Muslim Gym (Lahore) by 19 runs at RLCA UP. Faisalabad CC, batting first, scored 137 for 5. Zeeshan Asif scored 30 and Sabir Husain 24. Noman Aslam bagged 2-21 and Farhan Nazar 2-26. In reply, Muslim Gym Lahore were all out on 112 in 19.1 overs. Wahaj Aslam made 34 and Mohsin Pervaiz 18. Ghulam Dastagir grabbed 3-21.
Khyber Green FATA beat Malir Gym by 51 runs at RLCA Korangi. Batting first, Khyber Green FATA piled up a huge total of 171 run for 7 runs. Asad Afridi smashed 50 runs and Saeed Afridi 30. Azam Hussain got 2-29. In reply, Malir Gym were all out on 120 runs in 19.3 overs. Haris Ali made 35 runs. Asif Afridi claimed 3-17, Akbar Badshah 3-22 and Asad Afridi 2-12.
Pak Korangi thrashed Kuwait CC by eight wickets at Landhi Gym. Batting first, Kuwait CC were all out on 94 runs in 18 overs. Abid Mushtaq made 19 runs. Atif Maqbool clinched 4-18. Pak Korangi, in reply, chased the target for the loss of two wickets in 7.3 overs. Owais Zia slammed 51 and Gohar Ali 27.
Peshawar CC defeated M Hussain CC by seven wickets at AKG. M Hussain CC made 161-6 with Fahad Iqbal scoring 34 runs and Imran Javaid 33. Tariq Khan got 2-18. In reply, Peshawar CC chased the target for the loss of 3 wickets in 18.1 overs. Fawad Khan smashed 52 runs, Yasir Hameed 46 and M Rizwan 41.
CA Sports Sialkot edged out Dawood Sports by four Wickets at TMC. Dawood Sports made 107-9 with Ammar Hassan scoring 31 runs and Mubashir Hasan 23. Mustafa Iqbal took 3-20 and Shahid Yousuf 2-3. In reply, CA Sports Sialkot achieved the target for the loss of 6 wickets in 15.3 overs. Mukhtar Ahmed made 46 runs. Adeel Malik bagged 2-13.
Ghouri Sports defeated Qatar by 21 runs at RLCA Gulberg. Ghouri Sports slammed 211-5 as Lal Kumar made 77 runs and Mehfooz Ali 45.
In reply, Qatar could manage 190-7 with M Rizlan scoring 48 runs and Khuram Shehzad 39. Owais grabbed 3-21.
Pakistan CC thrashed P&T Gym by five wickets at RLCA Korangi. P&T Gym made 118-8 as Khaqan Arsal made 42 runs and Babar Manssor 32. Roman Riaz got 2-24. In reply, Pakistan CC chased the target for the loss of 5 wickets in 18.4 overs. Javed Mansoor made 37 and Anwer Ali 32. Rohail Ali took 3-23.
Pak Korangi crushed Airport Gym by seven wickets at RLCA Gulberg. Airport scored 145-7 as Waqas Haroon contributed 31 runs and Haris Ayaz also 31. Jafar Qureshi took 3-24 and Rashid Hanif 2-33. In reply, Pak Korangi achieved the target for the loss of 3 wickets in 16.3 overs. Ashraf Ali scored 65 runs and Owais Zia 37.