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January 4, 2013
Karachi Whites 459 for 3 dec (Latif 155, Mohtashim Ali 103, Saeed Nasir 80*) beat Abbottabad 146 (Maqbool 6-60) and 168 (Maqbool 7-59) by an innings and 145 runs
With Atif Maqbool's 13-wicket haul, Karachi Whites handed Abbottabad a crushing defeat by an innings and 145 runs in Karachi. Trailing by 313 in the first innings, Abbottabad lost all their wickets for 168 in the second innings, out of which seven were scalped by Maqbool.
When Whites started the third day, they already led by 218 runs and Saeed Bin Nasir and Fawad Alam scored another 95 runs together before declaring the innings. Abbottabad openers put on 41 together, but once the opening partnership was broken, they lost their last eight wickets for 98 runs as Khalid Usman was reported absent hurt.
Karachi Whites picked up nine points from the win which takes them to top of the table in Group II.
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