Prime Minister XI Stage Comeback Post Shan Masood’s Double Century

Prime Minister XI Stage Comeback Post Shan Masood's Double Century

The Pakistani team put on an impressive show on the second day of the match between Pakistan and the Australian Prime Minister XI.


Starting their day at 350 runs for 7 wickets in 101.4 overs, Pakistan continued their strong innings, eventually reaching a commendable total of 351 runs.

Shan Masood stole the spotlight with a remarkable double century, scoring an exceptional 201 runs from 298 balls, including 14 boundaries and 1 six. His stellar batting lifted Pakistan to a competitive score.

The tailenders also chipped in with crucial runs, and the innings concluded with 11 extras. The scoreboard at the drinks break showed 351/7 in 103.0 overs, with Shan standing tall at 174 and Mir Hamza at 3.

Pakistan declared the innings at 391 runs, setting the stage for the Prime Minister’s XI to start their first innings.

As the Prime Minister’s XI commenced their innings, the openers showcased resilience against the Pakistani bowlers.

At the drinks break, they reached a steady 43/0 in 15.0 overs, with CT Bancroft at 18 and MS Harris at 24. Their partnership progressed, reaching the milestone of 50 runs in 16.6 overs, aided by 1 extra.

During the tea break, the Prime Minister XI remained strong at 72/0 in 27.0 overs. The openers, CT Bancroft (35) and MS Harris (34) displayed skill and determination, setting the stage for a challenging final session for the Pakistani bowlers.

In the last session, the Prime Minister’s XI notched 100 runs in 37.5 overs, with CT Bancroft scoring a half-century with 50 off 124 balls, featuring three boundaries. The team advanced to 112/2 by the 42.1-over mark, with MT Renshaw contributing 7 runs.

Abrar Ahmed and Khurram Shehzad of Pakistan secured one wicket each.

The day concluded with the Prime Minister’s XI closing at 149/2 after 60 overs, showcasing a solid performance as they look ahead to Day 3.



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