Sports: Cricket: Areeba, Ayesha star in Karachi Blues triumph


Karachi: Areeba Hanif batted impressively while an all-round performance from skipper Ayesha Zafar helped Karachi Blues record a convincing 46-run triumph against Karachi Whites in 1st PCB Inter-District Regional Under 21 Women Cricket Tournament here at State Bank Ground on Saturday.

Areeba played an unbeaten 66-run knock with the help of 10 boundaries while Ayesha scored unbeaten 60 runs with the help of six boundaries and two sixes to help Karachi Blues put on board a competitive total of 159 runs without losing a single wicket in 20 overs.

In reply Karachi Whites scored 113-4 using the allotted quota of 20 overs. Sana Urooj top scored for the side with 48 runs. Ayesha Zafar captured two wickets for her side.

In another match of the tournament, Karachi Whites defeated Karachi Greens registering a four-wicket victory. Karachi Greens batted first in the match and scored 100-4 in 20 overs. Huraina Sajjad top scored for the side with 33 runs.

In response, Karachi Whites reached the victory total in 19.3 overs with four wickets in hand. Sana Urooj batted well for the winning side scoring 42 runs.

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