Ismail Jaffer CC, Northern Gym win in cricket tourney


Karachi: Late Ismail Jaffer Cricket Club defeated Golden Gymkhana by 62 runs while Northern Gymkhana thrashed Orangi Star Cricket Club by 161 runs in KCCA Zone VI Daud Khan Memorial Cricket Tournament.

In a match played at Sakhi Hassan Gymkhana Ground, Late Ismail Jaffer Cricket Club batted first and put on board 290-3 in 40 overs. Arsalan Waseem batted well for the side scoring 94 while Faizan Khan scored 84 runs.

Golden Gymkhana in response scored 228 runs losing all of their wickets in 39 overs. Adil Fayaz top scored for the side with 79 runs. Muneeb Qazi bowled lethally and captured a four-wicket haul for the winning team.

In another match played at RLCA Ground, Northern Gymkhana batted first and put on board a huge total of 323-8 in 40 overs. Bilal Khan batted impressively for the side scoring 112 runs. Omar Bahadur bowled well for Orangi Star capturing a four-wicket haul.

Orangi Star Cricket Club in response scored a paltry total of 162-9 using the allotted quota of 40 overs. Ahmer Fahad top scored for the side with 37 runs. Azam Khan took three wickets for the victors in the match.

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