Inter-Department Qualifying Tournament 2003-04 November 1, 2003

Batsmen dominate second day

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Salman Butt, Mohammad Hafeez, Yasir Hameed, Kamran Sajid and Asif Iqbal hit centuries for their teams while Allied Bank Limited scored a quick textbook win over Pakistan Education Board (PEB) on day 2 in the second round of Inter-Department Qualifying Tournament.

Salman Butt, who recently played his debut Test against Bangladesh at Multan, scored 190 for National Bank who amassed 325 for three from 83 overs in reply to ZTBL's 282 at Lahore Country Club in Muridke.

Mohammad Hafeez hit 152 at Jinnah Stadium in Sialkot to help Sui Gas accumulate 349 for five in reply to Habib Bank's modest 97. The bankers, trailing by 252 runs, were 145 for four when stumps were drawn.

PIA's Kamran Sajid (124) and Yasir Hameed (127) featured in a 227-run second wicket partnership to help the airline to a comfortable 183-run first innings lead over Pak PWD. PIA, resuming on 81 for one on the second day at the Quaid-e-Azam Park in Karachi in reply to PWD's 144, declared at 327 for five. Pak PWD, in their second innings, were in dire straits at 49 for five with Umar Gul following up his first innings 5-51 with three for 16.

Asif Iqbal hit a fine unbeaten 137 but it was not enough to help Service Industries to a first innings lead as they were bowled out for 300 while chasing PAF's 302 for nine at Gymkhana Ground in Okara.

Allied Bank Limited rushed to a ruthless win over PEB by an innings and 72 runs as the students, who were dismissed for 52 in their first innings, were shot out for 128 in the second.

Saga were also sensing an easy win after their pace duo of Umair Khan (4-19) and Tauqeer Hussain (4-44) bowled out LEO International for 111 to force the debutant team to follow-on. At stumps, LEO International were 164 for five and still trailing by 17 runs.

Pakistan Customs were also in sight of victory when they took a 226-run first innings lead over Pakistan Navy and then reduced almost sank the sailors to 196 for eight - thanks to fine bowling by Shahid Mahmood who took 5-49.

Scores in brief (day 2 of 3):

Pool A:
At Quaid-e-Azam Park, Pak PWD 144 in 52 overs (Zeeshan Pervaiz 33, Umar Gul 5-51, Fazle Akbar 3-32, Nadeem Khan 2-31) and 49-5 (Umar Gul 3-16) vs PIA 327-5 in 83 overs (Kamran Sajid 124, Yasir Hameed 127, Bazid Khan 31).
At PCB Academy, Pakistan Navy 86 in 37.4 overs (Junaid Zia 6-19, Imran Ali 3-29) and 196-8 (Kamran Ahmed 47, Rashid Ali 43*, Shahid Mahmood 5-49) vs Customs 312 (Kashif Siddique 76, Azhar Shafiq 65, Junaid Zia 47, Bilal Khilji 33, Farman Shah 3-88).
At UBL Sports Complex, KESC 156 in 58 overs (Javed Mansoor [3x4, 108b, Kamran Mansoor 42 [5x4, 106b], Azam Hussain 7-40) and 46-1 vs DHA 196-9 in 83 overs (Aamer Iqbal 97 [4x6, 78b], Wajid Ali 36, Saeed Khan 3-61).

Pool B:
At KRL Stadium, KRL 213 in 80.5 overs (Saeed bin Nasir 89 [13x4, 181b], Yasir Arafat 41 [6x4, 2x6, 38b], Mohammad Khalil 4-51, Mohammad Hussain 4-85) and 95-5 (Ali Naqvi 42, Mohammad Hussain 3-21) vs PTCL 112 in 50.5 overs (Yasir Arafat 3-22, Ali Naqvi 3-23, Mohammad Asif 3-25).
At Army Cricket Ground, Pakistan Army 160 (Zubair Watoo 44, Farooq Iqbal 3-7) and 34-3 vs Wapda 355 in 71.5 overs (Mohammad Zaman 76, Tariq Aziz 62, Atiq-ur-Rehman 47, Hasan Adnan 47, Nabeel 3-36, Zubair Watoo 3-74).
At Shalimar Ground, POF 260-8 in 83 overs (Ahsan Masood 90, Usman Tahir 62, Imran Ali 41, Naseer Ahmed 4-83) vs PTV.

Pool C:
At Railway Stadium, Railway 295 in 83 overs (Afzal Shah 75 [9x4, 146b], Asif Butt 50 [5x6, 30b], Khalid Bashir 40, Fahad-ul-Haq 40 [4x4, 68b], Mohammad Shoaib 3-33, Atif Ijaz 2-50, Shoaib Maqsood 2-78) and 50-2 vs HEC 265 in 83 overs (Amjad Ali 61, Atif Ijaz 43, Khalid Bashir 6-54).
At Country Club Muridke, ZTBL 282 in 77.1 overs (Zeeshan Mohsin 46, Zahoor Elahi 42, Javed Hayat 40, Faisal Naved 37, Imran Abbas 30, Aleem Moosa 3-85, Mohammad Javed 3-56) vs NBP 325-3 in 83 overs (Salman Butt 190, Naumanullah 76, Akhtar Sarfraz 39 not out).
At Gymkhana Ground Okara, PAF 302-9 in 83 overs (Shakeel Sharif 118, Naseer-ud-Din 45, Nadeem Farooqi 33, Rizwan Ahmed 4-67) vs Service Industries 300 in 83 overs (Asif Iqbal 137, Kashif Nizami 46, Tahir Masood 33, Mohammad Asif 32, Naseer-ud-din 4-107, Asif Khan 3-89).

Pool D:
At Jinnah Stadium Sialkot, HBL 97 in 22.3 overs (Wasim Khan 8-41) and 145-4 (Saleem Elahi 53 not out) vs Sui Gas 349-5 in 83 overs (Mohammad Hafeez 152, Misbah-ul-Haq 79, Ali Hussain 40, Sohail Idrees 32, Abdul Rehman 3-100). At Saga Ground, PEB 52 in 16.3 overs (Abdul Rauf 5-36, Tanvir Ahmed 4-15) and 128 (Shahid Pervez Abbasi 67, Tahir Mughal 3-20, Abdul Rauf 2-40, Tanvir Ahmed 2-20) vs ABL 252-2 in 42 overs declared (Wajahatullah Wasti 107*, Farhan Adil 65, Ijaz Ahmed Jnr 35*). Result: Allied Bank won by an innings and 72 runs.
At Jinnah Stadium Sialkot, Saga 292 in 74.5 overs (Ashraf Ali 107, Kamran Younis 42, Shaiman Butt 39, Mustafa Bashir 4-83, Usman Nabi 3-69) vs LEO International 111 in 32 overs (Umair Khan 4-19, Tauqeer Hussain 4-44) and 164-6 (Safdar Niazi 50, Hasnain Abbas 37, Fahad Liaquat 31 not out).

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