Fakhar’s century leads Shabab XI to victory against Babar XI


Lahore: Shadab XI has won the first intra-squad 50-over practice match by four wickets against Babar XI here at the Gaddafi Stadium.

Shahab XI chased down the revised target of 320 runs in 46 overs. Opener Fakhar Zaman smashed an impressive century. He scored 109 runs off 82 balls with the help of 4 sixes and 10 fours while former captain Sarfaraz Ahmed scored 58* (retired out).

For Babar XI, pacer Haris Rauf bagged 2/58 while left-arm wrist spinner Faisal Akram took 2/56.

Earlier, Babar XI scored 289 runs for the loss of seven wickets after put into bat first by Shadab Khan. Opener Imam-ul-Haq scored 91 while skipper Babar Azam made 83. Saud Shakeel contributed 40 while Mohammad Rizwan and Haris Rauf made 23, 23 respectively.


For Shadab XI, Shahnawaz Dahani bagged three wickets for 39 while Shaheen Shah claimed two wickets for 43 runs.

As the players are playing a target match, the team management has decided to set a revised target of 320 runs.

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