Sports: Cricket: Omar Associates cruises into Gold Cup semis


Karachi: Karachi based Omar Associates recorded a narrow eight-run victory against Ravi Club Lahore and confirmed its place in the semifinals of CLC All-Pakistan Gold Cup women Cricket Tournament at Kinnaird College Ground in Lahore .

Batting first, Omar Associates put on board 102-7 in allotted 20 overs. Kainat Imtiaz batted well for the side playing an unbeaten knock of 31 runs. Slow left armer Hina Shafiq captured three wickets.

In reply Ravi Club Lahore scored 94-5 using stipulated quota of 20 overs. Aisha Naz top scored for the side with 29 runs. Kainat Imtiaz, Shumaila Qureshi, Javeria Rauf and Rida Hussain captured one wicket each for the victors in the match.

Omar Associates would face ZTBL in semifinal encounter on Tuesday at Lahore Gymkhana Ground.

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