Jamaluddin shines as Peshawar take title
Peshawar 351 (Jamaluddin 124, Imran Ali 4-71) and 153 for 4 (Akbar Badshah 54*, Jamaluddin 58*) beat Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited 202 (Riaz Afridi 4-55) and 301 (Umar Akmal 93, Waqar Ahmed 6-92) by six wickets
Unbeaten half-centuries from Akbar Badshah and Jamaluddin helped Peshawar recover from a precarious position and complete their chase of 153 in the Division Two final of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. Peshawar stuttered early in their chase and slipped to 43 for 4. Mohammad Fayyaz was run out in the third over, seamer Bilawal Bhatti struck twice and inbetween seamer Imran Ali dismissed Sajjad Ahmed for 1 off 30 balls.
Badshah and Jamaluddin had shared a century partnership in the first innings and repeated the feat, putting on 110 unbeaten runs to take Peshawar out of trouble and to a win. Badshah scored 54 off 105 balls, while Jamaluddin, whose century in the first innings was the only one of the match, scored 58 off 99 balls.
SNGPL had started the day on 277 for 8 and managed to add another 24 runs to their total. Seamer Waqar Ahmed took the last two wickets to finish with 6 for 92 in the innings and nine wickets in the match.