The primary spherical of Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2020/2021 concluded on twenty eighth October with three thrilling encounters. Southern Punjab, Balochistan and Sindh got here out victorious after 4 days of top-class home cricket.
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PCB’s efforts of selling home cricket and tweaking the factors system to encourage an aggressive model of cricket and persuade groups to play result-oriented cricket has paid off as all three matches completed with a consequence.
Southern Punjab confronted off in opposition to Northern, defeating them by an innings and 96 runs. Hussain Talat and Shan Masood set the tone for Southern Punjab with the bat as Hussain scored his maiden double century, whereas Shan opened his account with a superb century.
Balochistan and KPK battled within the second match. Balochistan, underneath the captaincy of leg-spinner Yasir Shah, had been dominant all through and gained the match simply by 186 runs. Wicket-keeper, Bismillah Khan, performed a beautiful knock of 118 to information his workforce to victory.
Sindh beat Central Punjab within the closest match of the day. Sindh chased down a goal of 212 inside 50 overs on the final day to assert the victory. Fawad Alam silenced his critics with a superb century on a tough pitch, whereas Tabish Khan dismantled the Central Punjab batting line up with a five-wicket haul.
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Listed below are the standings after the first spherical:
The second spherical is scheduled to start on thirty first October with three matches set to be performed concurrently. Balochistan will face off in opposition to Southern Punjab within the high of the desk conflict, whereas Central Punjab and Northern will battle one another to assert their first victories of the marketing campaign. KPK will face Sindh within the different match.