Team White closed Day 1 at 88-3


Derby: Team White managed to score 88-3 after bowling out Team Green for 113 on Day 1 of the second Four Day Intra-Squad Practice Match. 

Team Green wasn’t up to the mark with the bat but took three early wickets to make a comeback in the game.

Team White marred by early blow when Imam-ul-Haq walked off after getting injured. Fakhar Zaman scored 22 runs off 47 balls with the help of four boundaries. Haider Ali and Iftikhar Ahmed made 7 runs each.

Fawad Alam and Sarfaraz Ahmed remained not-out for 18 and 6 runs respectively.

Naseem Shah, Shan Masood, and Yasir Shah took a wicket each for Team Green.

Earlier, Sohail Khan bagged five wickets for 37 runs and helped Team White bowled out Team Green for just 113 runs in the first inning.

Read: Sohail Khan’s five-fer helps Team White restrict Team Green to 113

Sent into bat first, Team Green lost openers for just 10 runs, both became victims of Khan’s tremendous form. Shan Masood scored 9 whereas Abid Ali made just a run.

Babar Azam was the highest scorer from Azhar Ali XI as the right-handed batsman scored 32 runs off 77 deliveries with the help of three boundaries. Wicket-keeper batsman Mohammad Rizwan, who scored a ton in last practice match, was able to score just 18 runs.

Apart from Sohail, Faheem Ashraf bagged two wickets for 16 runs while Imran Khan and Kashif Bhatti took a wicket each.