KARACHI: Youm-e-Azadi KMC Sports Gala T20 cricket trophy was won by Administrator Eleven, in an exciting finish, defeating SJAS by 2 runs in Karachi.
Batting first Administrator Eleven scored 217 for the loss of 2 wickets. The highlight of the Administrator Eleven innings was a superb century by Farrukh Rizvi who made 112 runs in just 41 deliveries, hitting 5 sixes and 14 fours. Raza Abbas scored 28 while Taha Salim contributed 22. Ehsan Khan and Umar Shaheen claimed one wicket each.
Chasing the target of 218 to win the SJAS, fell short of 2 runs, scoring 215. For SJAS, Shahid Ansari (52), Zahid Ghaffar (20), Anis-ur-Rehman (45 off 31) and Shehzad Shaizi (23 off 17), while Ehsan Khan remained unbeaten on 29 (16). Shahid Ansari hit a six and 10 fours in his 28-ball knock, were the main contributors.
Winner team’s Kamran and Asim secured two, two while Raza Abbas claimed one wicket. Later Administrator Karachi, Laeeq Ahmed gave away the prizes. Farrukh Rizvi was declared Man-of-The-Match.
Taha Salim, Tariq Mustafa, Qazi Mansoor, Khursheed Ahmed Shah, Syed Raza Abbas Rizvi, Naheed Abida, Raja Rustam, Kuar Ayub, Kaif-ul-Wara, Mohammed Tauseef Siddiqui, Shehzad Alam, Javed Khan, Arif Waheed, Javed Khan, Syed Shahid Ali, Jamil Ahmed, Nadeem Khan, Syed Shaiq Ali, Fareed Uddin, Faisal Zafar, patron of SJAS, Khawaja Ahmed Mustaqeem, president Muhammad Asif Khan, PSWF’s Vice President Nasar Iqbal, sponsors of the match Zahid Kiyani and Zahid Hussain, Arched school and Samad Gaba Alfalabs were also present on this occasion.
Laeeq Ahmed, on the occasion, said that the Pakistan Day events highlight the importance of the Pakistan’s resolution. He said that Pakistan Day reminds us the great sacrifices we rendered for the creation of our beloved country, Pakistan.
He further said that KMC & SJAS will continue their endeavours in the future as well for the promotion of healthy sports activities.