KARACHI: Mohammad Jawad slammed 156 not out as Humak Engineering fought back in Group C Patron’s Trophy Grade-II game against Port Qasim Authority (PQA) at Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad on Monday.
After being forced to follow-on when they perished for 101 in their first innings in response to PQA’s total of 329, Humak Enginnering reached 300-2 in their second innings at stumps, for a lead of 72.
Jawad, the sole hope for his side, has hit 20 fours and a six in his unbeaten knock. Usman Ashraf was with him at the other end on 87.
Test discard Abdur Rauf claimed 2-38.
Earlier, Mohammad Talha took four wickets to dismiss Humak Engineering for a low first innings total.
Meanwhile in other Group C outing at Rana Naved Academy Sheikhupura, Higher Education Commission (HEC) gained lead when after posting 403 all out in their first innings they restricted Income Tax to 318-5 in the allotted 83 overs. Shoaib Akram hit 162 not out for Income Tax, striking 14 fours and four sixes.
Moazzam Hayat made 105 not out with nine fours.
Mohammad Khurram got three and Ali Tipu claimed two wickets. HEC were 70 without loss in their second innings at stumps, for a lead of 155.
In other Group C clash at Jinnah Stadium Sialkot, PTV gained 55 runs lead when after scoring 287 all out in their first innings they dismissed Rahat and Shuja Impex on 232. Awais Iqbal top-scored 64 with seven fours and Amir Sohail made 54 with eight balls.
Hamza Nadeem and Raheel Majeed got four wickets each. PTV were 99-2 in their second innings at stumps, for a lead of 154.
In Group A game here at UBL Sports Complex, Haideri Traders were on the verge of a massive defeat at the hands of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) as after cocneding a 267 runs lead they were reeling at 187-7.
Haroon Khan was at the crease on 100 which featured 16 fours.
Kashif Bhatti, Nazar Hussain and Waqas Ahmed got two wickets each.
Earlier in response to SBP’s first innings total of 353 all out, Haideri Traders were folded for 86 with Asad Raza getting four wickets.
Here at State Bank Ground, Karachi Port Trust (KPT) gained lead when after scoring 341-7 they bowled Candyland out for 217 in their first innings. Hasan Javed hit 64 and Fawad Ali made 49. Mansoor Ahmed and Babar Hussain got four wickets each.
KPT were 54-2 in their second innings at stumps.
Here at NBP Sports Complex, Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) gained lead when they scored 350 all out in their first innings in response to Pak Saudi International’s 228 all out.
Yasir Mushtaq hit unbeaten 92 and Haris Ali Khan made 79. Aasher Qureshi got three and Moiz Ahmed picked two.
Pak Saudi International were 126-5 in their second innings at close.
In Group B show at Army Stadium Rawalpindi, Army gained lead when they were bowled out for 316 in their first innings in response to Capital Development Authority (CDA) 229 all out.
Mohammad Shafiq (68) and Sanaullah (58) were the leading scorers. Faizan Riaz got four, while Azam Khan picked three wickets.
CDA were 80-3 in their second innings at stumps.
At Pindi Stadium Rawalpindi, Customs secured lead when they scored 353 all out in response to IMEX’s first innings total of 327.
Kashif Iqbal (127) and Asad Baig (85) batted well.
Customs were yet to open their account in their second innings after playing one over at stumps.
At Diamond Club Ground, Islamabad after gaining eight runs lead ZTBL against POL ZTBL were 340-5 in their second innings at stumps with left-handed international Haris Sohail scoring 119 not out.
In group D match at LCCA Ground Lahore, K-Electric gained a huge lead when they declared their first innings at 366-6 in response to Ghani Glass’s total of 164 all out.
Sahibzada Farhan scored 112. Ghani Glass were 135-4 in their second innings at close.
Brighto Paints (First Innings): 394-10 in 83 overs (Raza Ali Dar 103, 13x4s, 1×6, 109 balls, Akbar Badshah 94, 13x4s, 117 balls, Mohammad Idrees 71, 12x4s, 91 balls, Abdul Wahab Dar 29, 2x4s, 75 balls, Saad Ullah Zafar 3-21, Naeem Anjum 2-110, Mohammad Ali 2-78, Mohammad Nadeem 2-64)
At Jinnah Stadium Sailkot, after being forced to follow on by Brighto Paints, NADRA were 83-4 in their second innings.
At Railways Stadium Lahore, after gaining a 25 runs lead against Omar Associates, Railways were 84-4 in their second innings at close.