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KARACHI: Khurram Manzoor finished an uncommon cap trap as he produced his third progressive century as Karachi Whites crushed Peshawar by five wickets to achieve the National One-day Regional Cup last in Rawalpindi on Thursday.
The Pakistan dispose of followed up the thumps of 187 (versus Islamabad) and an unbeaten 143 (Lahore Whites) with an even 100 to enable the group to retaliate for its misfortune against Peshawar in a year ago’s last by updating the deposed champions’ aggregate of 281.
In the wake of selecting to bat first in the principal semi-last at the Pindi Cricket Stadium, Peshawar made a lazy begin when they posted 39-1 in the main powerplay with their in-frame opener Sahibzada Farhan tumbling to out-of-support Pakistan all-rounder Anwar Ali for a 25-ball 12.
Ashfaq Ahmed likewise neglected to establish any connection when he miscued a force shot against left-arm paceman Zia-ul-Haq and was gotten for 13.
Israrullah needed to battle for his keeps running against clean knocking down some pins, especially from the splendid Anwar and the wily moderate left-armer Mohammad Asghar, who rocked the bowling alley cleverly and never let the batsmen settle with his inconspicuous difference in pace.
Left-gave Israrullah offered an arrival catch to Asghar in the wake of making 47 off 66 balls with the guide of four limits and one six.
Captain Mohammad Rizwan and Adil Amin at that point met up to share the most noteworthy organization in Peshawar’s stop-begin innings as they put on 79 of every 88 balls for the fourth wicket when Asghar represented Adil (33 off 52 balls, two fours and one six).
Peshawar at that point got a major pass up his Karachi Whites partner, Asad Shafiq, for a venturesome 72. Rizwan’s 65-ball thump included four limits and a support of sixes.
Akbar Badshah (40 off 32 balls, five fours) and Zohaib Khan (31 off 20, four fours and one six) additionally made helpful commitments yet regardless of their endeavors, Peshawar missed the mark concerning the focused on 300-run stamp.
Anwar and Asghar both got three wickets with the previous yielding 49 and Asghar 43 runs, individually, while conveying 19.5 overs between them with three overs being lady.
Ex-Pakistan quick bowler Mohammad Sami stayed wicketless yet yielded just 51 keeps running in his full portion, while Zia took 2-66 and low maintenance spinner Danish Aziz had figures of 0-66.
Peshawar required wickets forthright to remain in the chase however Khurram and Asad guaranteed Karachi Whites got off to a strong begin as the openers included 80 out of 97 balls before the captain was rejected for 36 (off 47 balls, five fours).
Khurram kept on batting with flexibility as and Akbar-ur-Rehman consolidated in a moment wicket association of 113 of every 127 balls. Khurram was removed his own knocking down some pins by Zohaib not long after in the wake of finishing his 21st century in just 131 appearances. His 165-ball innings was bound with 11 fours and one six.
Akbar and Fawad Alam (25) put on 48 preceding the left-gave Fawad was tidied up by Israrullah.
Akbar withdrew not long after, got behind by Gohar Ali off disposed of Test paceman Imran Khan for 82 (off 107 balls, five fours and one six) preceding Karachi Whites lost Faisal Iqbal (6) with no expansion to the aggregate.
In any case, Danish Aziz squandered no time as the youthful left-hander pulled Israrullah for a six to stay unbeaten with an eight-ball 20, subsequent to having distributed the a comparative treatment to Imran in the past finished.
Karachi Whites now anticipate champs of the second semi-last amongst Rawalpindi and Islamabad on Friday. The last is booked for Sunday.
Sahibzada Farhan c Danish b Anwar 12
Israrullah c sub b Asghar 47
Ashfaq Ahmed c sub b Zia 13
Mohammad Rizwan run out 72
Adil Amin c Asad b Asghar 33
Akbar Badshah run out 40
Gohar Ali c Sami b Asghar 6
Zohaib Khan c Asghar b Zia 31
Shah Faisal not out 11
Taj Wali b Anwar 1
M. Imran Khan b Anwar 1
Additional items (B-4, LB-6, W-4) 14
Add up to (hard and fast, 49.5 overs) 281
FALL OF WKTS: 1-31, 2-55, 3-93, 4-172, 5-216, 6-232, 7-239, 8-276, 9-277.
Rocking the bowling alley: Mohammad Sami 10-0-51-0 (2w); Anwar Ali 9.5-2-49-3 (1w); Zia-ul-Haq 10-0-66-2 (1w); Mohammad Asghar 10-1-43-3; Danish Aziz 10-0-62-0.
Khurram Manzoor c and b Zohaib 100
Asad Shafiq c and b Faisal 36
Akbar-ur-Rehman c Gohar b Imran 82
Fawad Alam b Israrullah 25
Faisal Iqbal c sub b Taj 6
Anwar Ali not out 4
Danish Aziz not out 20
Additional items (B-5, LB-3, W-3, NB-1) 12
Add up to (for five wkts, 49.1 overs) 285
FALL OF WKTS: 1-80, 2-193, 3-241, 4-261, 5-261.
DID NOT BAT: Mohammad Hasan, Mohammad Sami, Mohammad Asghar, Zia-ul-Haq.
Rocking the bowling alley: M. Imran Khan 10-1-57-1; Taj Wali 10-0-44-1 (1nb, 1w); Zohaib Khan 10-1-48-1 (1w); Shah Faisal 10-0-57-1; Adil Amin 4-0-25-0; Israrullah 4-0-36-1; Akbar Badshah 1-0-10-0 (1w).
RESULT: Karachi Whites won by five wickets.
UMPIRES: Asif Yaqoob and Rashid Riaz.
Television UMPIRE: Saqib Khan.
MATCH REFEREE: Aziz-ur-Rehman.
OFFICIAL SCORER: Shakeel Ahmed.
MAN-OF-THE-MATCH: Khurram Manzoor.
SECOND SEMI-FINAL: Rawalpindi versus Islamabad, Friday.
09 Feb 2018