November 24, 2002

Splendid show by Waqar

Our Sports Reporter

Waqar Kundi produced a good all-round performance to help Dewan Sugar Mills (DSM) defeat Karachi Building Control Authority (KBCA) by 47 runs in the 8th Tapal Trophy Ramazan Cricket Festival at UBL Sports Complex here Saturday.

Waqar scored 57 off 61 deliveries as DSM made 188 for seven in their allotted 25 overs after winning the toss. Waqar slammed three fours and a brace of sixes.

Opener Wasim Naeem also batted well to contribute 38 with the help of four fours and one six.

KBCA, in reply, were all out for 141 in 24.3 overs. Nadeemuddin top-scored for them with a 42-ball 47, which included five boundaries and two sixes.

Waqar, who bowls off-spin, took one for nine besides holding two catches to claim the Man-of-the-Match prize. The main destroyers, however, were opening bowlers Mohammad Hasnain and Nasir Khan with three wickets apiece for 26 and 28 runs respectively.

Summarised scores:

DEWAN SUGAR MILLS 188-7 in 25 overs (Waqar Kundi 57, Wasim Naeem 38; Ahmer Farooq 2-28, Aamir Shah 2-35);

KBCA 141 in 24.3 overs (Nadeemuddin 47; Mohammad Hasnain 3-26, Nasir Khan 3-28, Abdul Hafeez 2-31).

Sunday's fixtures: Shalimar CC v UBL Academy at 8.30am; Tapal CC v Malir Companion at 1.00pm.