Abid Ali’s Standout Performance in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy

Abid Ali's Standout Performance in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy

On the fourth and final day of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy cricket tournament, three matches ended without results. Abid Ali of Lahore Whites stole the spotlight with an unbeaten century, securing his 27th first-class century.


In a match held at Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium, Multan Region emerged victorious against Lahore Region Whites. They posted a total of 329 runs for six wickets before declaring at 346 for seven. Key contributors included Zain Abbas (94), Sharon Siraj (64), and Humayun Altaf (60).

Lahore Region Whites responded by scoring 304 runs in 78 overs while losing six wickets. Abid Ali was the star performer, notching an unbeaten 164 runs, featuring 21 boundaries and a six.

Multan’s wicketkeeper, Haseebullah, played a pivotal role with four catches. Rain severely affected the match, with the entire second day washed out, and only 32 overs played on the third day.

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Meanwhile, at Pindi Cricket Stadium, the contest between Faisalabad Region and Lahore Region Blues ended in a thrilling tie. Faisalabad began their second innings at 34 runs for the loss of two wickets and managed to accumulate 188 runs while losing seven wickets on the final day. Significant contributions came from Muhammad Harira (39), Muhammad Irfan Khan (39), and Faheem Ashraf (34).

In the previous innings, Lahore Blues posted 201 runs, while Faisalabad managed to score 211 runs in their respective first innings.

Over at Rawalpindi’s Shoaib Akhtar Stadium, the match between Karachi Whites and FATA concluded in a draw. On the final day, FATA started their first innings at 110 runs for the loss of six wickets and eventually were all out for 184 runs, securing a 40-run lead over Karachi Region Whites. A standout performance came from Muhammad Sarwar, who contributed significantly with 70 runs. Ghulam Mudassar impressed with a five-wicket haul, conceding 44 runs, while Mir Hamza dismissed three players.

Karachi Whites scored only 1 run in the second innings.




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