Islamabad Through To National One Day Cup Final

Islamabad through to National One Day Cup final

ISLAMABAD, Feb 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 09th Feb, 2018 ) :Islamabad beat Rawalpindi by 13 runs Friday in the second semifinal of the National One Day Cup Regions 2017-18 at Pindi cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi.

Put into bat, Islamabad Region piled up a total of 380 runs for 2 in 50 overs. Shan Masood was the pick of the batsmen scoring an unbeaten182 runs on 153 balls including 20 4s and a 6 while Babar Azam also played a magnificent innings of 136 runs on 106 balls with 13 4s and 5 6s.

Abid Ali also contributed with 36 runs. For Rawalpindi, Saad Altaf 1 for 62 and Yasir Ali 1 for 80 took wickets. In reply, Rawalpindi made 367 runs for 9 in 50 overs. Iftikhar Ahmed 123, Saud Shakeel 70, Umair Masood 50 not out, Muhammad Hafeez 48 and Zeeshan Malik 31 batted well.

For Islamabad, Hamza Nadeem bagged 3 wickets for 85 runs while Nouman Ali grabbed 2 wickets for 81 runs. Summarized scores: Islamabad Region 380-2 in 50 overs: (Shan Masood182*, 153 balls, 20x4s, 1x6, Babar Azam 136, 106 balls, 13x4s, 5x6s, Abid Ali 36, 36 balls, 5x4s, 1x6, Saad Altaf 1-62, Yasir Ali 1-80).

Rawalpindi Region 367-9 in 50 overs: (Iftikhar Ahmed 123, 110 balls, 8x4s, 4x6s, Saud Shakeel 70, 62 balls, 9x4s, Umair Masood 50*, 34 balls, 2x4s, 4x6s, Muhammad Hafeez 48, 44 balls, 6x4s, 2x6s, Zeeshan Malik 31, 16 balls, 3x4s, 2x6s, Hamza Nadeem 3-85, Nouman Ali 2-81).

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