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Karachi: Karachi Gymkhana recorded a two-wicket victory against Hasnain Cricket Club in KCCA Zone III A-Division League Cricket Tournament here Monday at Karachi Gymkhana Ground.

Hasnain CC batted first in the match and put on board 186 before losing all of their wickets in 39 overs. Bilal Omar top scored for the side with 37 runs. Iman Jaffery took four wickets giving away 62 runs.

Karachi Gymkhana in response achieved the target in 37.4 overs with two wickets in hand. Sohail Samana batted well for the side scoring 68 runs while Taha Zindani contributed 49 runs. Mohammad bowled lethally and captured a seven-wicket haul for only 43 runs but his efforts went in vain as he received little help from his other teammates.

KCCA Zone III President Ali Hussain said that 18 teams are participating in the tournament. The 18 teams have been equally divided into six groups.

The teams are Tapal CC, Royal CC, Aga Khan Gymkhana, Lines Area Gymkhana, Shaheen Gymkhana, Karachi Gymkhana, Mohammad Hussain CC, Keamari Eaglets, Baqai Dolphins CC, Bright Gymkhana, Delhi Boys CC, Khatri Sports, Nayab CC, Rangers Gymkhana, Shamael CC, Mohammad Hussain Colts, Hasnain CC and Sadiq Gymkhana.