Junaid and Tabish set up big win for The Rest
Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited 400 (Hafeez 110, Mughal 98, Haroon 4-87) and 70 for 1 beat Karachi Blues 272 (Asad 69, Mansoor 50) and 197 (Imran 5-34, Yasir 4-72) by nine wickets
Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) completed an easy nine-wicket win over Karachi Blues at the National Bank of Pakistan Sports Complex. Karachi were battling at the end of the third day to save the match, at 172 for 6, but lost their last four wickets for 25 runs. Seamer Imran Ali took all four this morning to finish with 5 for 34. SNGPL then knocked off the remaining 70 runs within ten overs and were on top at the end of the points table.
The Rest 412 (Sajjad 119, Yasin 93, Sarfraz 73) and 304 for 9 dec (Sajjad 88, Yasin 71) beat Sialkot 345 (Faisal 70, Jahangir 63, Tabish 5-96) and 164 (Jahangir 54, Junaid 4-50, Tabish 3-46) by 207 runs
The two Khans - Junaid and Tabish - shared seven wickets between them to bundle out Sialkot for 164 and bag a 207-run win on the final day at the National Stadium. The Rest had declared to set a target of 372 and needed less than 50 overs to bundle out Sialkot. The Rest resumed with their overnight lead of 302 and declared after the fall of the ninth wicket. Sialkot had progressed steadily to 84 for 2, with Majid Jahangir leading the way with 54, but then collapsed. Two wickets fell for no run and Junaid continued to make inroads to the top order. Zulfiqar Babar chipped in with two wickets while Tabish took three lower order wickets to finish off the game.