LAHORE - RISJA XI and HUM TV registered victories against Dunya and BOL TV respectively on the opening day of the RISJA Inter-Media Independence Day Cricket Cup at National Cricket Ground, Islamabad. All-round performance by Afzal Javed helped RISJA XI rout Dunya TV by 8 wickets. Afzal Javed clinched three wickets for 8 runs while Saqib Abbasi took 2 and Gabriel de Souza and Faisal Mansoor got one wicket each to restrict Dunya TV team for 65 runs with loss of 9 wickets in allocated 15 overs. In reply, RISJA XI chased the target in the 10th over losing just 2 wickets. Captain Hamid Mir (15), Saqib Abbasi (17), Mohsin Ijaz (13), Afzal Javed (11) batted well. From Dunya TV, Khawar Ghuman and Imran Azam got one wicket each. Afzal Javed of RISJA XI was declared player of the match. In the second match, HUM TV outclassed BOL TV by 8 wickets. BOL TV set a target of 92 runs, which Hum TV comfortably chased in the 10th over. Bol TV’s Haroob Mughal scored 43 runs and Abdul Salam 15 while Samar Abbas of Hum TV claimed three wickets. HUM TV’s Sameer Butt smashed superb 55 to help his side score a thumping win.