ISLAMABAD - PIA finished day one at 70-3 in 18 overs against ZTBL in the President's Trophy Grade-I (2013-14) seventh round match here at Pindi Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Fahad Iqbal made 26 while Shezar Muhammad was unbeaten at 20. Earlier, ZTBL, put into bat first, were bowled out for 179 runs in 43.4 overs. M Khalil scored 57, Haseeb 28 and Baber Azam 27. Aizaz Cheema clinched 4-83 while Tahir Shah, Kamran Sajid and Najaf Shah took two wickets each.
At National ground, PTV scored 19 without loss in six overs on the close of play against State Bank. Earlier, State Bank were bundled out for 178 runs in 58.2 overs. At KRL Stadium, UBL were in driving seat against KRL as they finished day one at 83-3 in 35 overs, already taken seven-run lead with seven wickets still intact. At Diamond Club Ground, SNGPL made 204-5 in 67 overs against National Bank. Khurrum Shahzad made 76, Naeem 63 and Ali Waqas 29. Wahab Riaz and Ataullah got two wickets each. At Maghazar Ground, Habib Bank were all out for 180 runs in 68.5 overs against Wapda.
QUAID-E-AZAM TROPHY: Abbottaabd Region were in cruise control against Lahore Ravi in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2013-2014 seventh round Group-I match at Abbottabad Stadium. Abbottabad posted 319-4 in 74 overs at the close of play. Riaz Kail hit 117 while M Ali added 68 and M Naeem 53. Bilawal Iqbal took 2-88. At Arbab Niaz Stadium, Peshawar took a lead of 68 runs with six wickets still intact against Bahawalpur. They finished the day at 157-4 in 36 overs.