Two matches decided in T20 veteran league

LAHORE: Two matches were decided on the second day of the 5th Aftab Qarshi T20 Veterans Cricket League, here on Tuesday at different venues.

In the first match, Paradise Estate beat Punjab Cottage by 7 wickets at Cricket Centre Ground.

Brief scores: Punjab Cottage batted first 150/7 in 20 overs. Raza Khan 50, Mohammad Waris 46 and Mohammad Shahid 19.

Paradise Estate bowling: Mohammad Arshad 2/14, Mohammad Idrees 2/22, Shahzad Khurram 1/16, Irfan Inayat 1/20, Malik Atta 1/37 wickets.

In reply, Paradise Estate answered with 151/3 in 14.5 overs. Mushtaq Haider 80 runs with 5 sixes and 10 fours, Mohammad Arshad 44 runs.

Punjab Cottage bowling: Qaiser Khichi 2/26 and Raza Khan 1/20 wickets. Mohammad Kaleem and Abdul Waheed were the umpires and Sohail Idrees was the match referee. Azhar Hussain was the scorer.

In the second tie, Muridke Tigers beat Lahore Greens by 22 runs at Shah Faisal Cricket Ground. Muridke Tigers batted first 162/5 in 20 overs. Mohammad Amin 47, Shahbaz Ahmad 38 and Mohammad Amin 24 not out. Lahore Green bowling: Faisal Mehmood, Naseer-ul-Hassan, Khalid Mehmood, Mohammad Waheed and Sultan Ali took one wicket each.

In reply, Lahore Green were restricted to 140/8 in 20 overs. Zubair Idrees 60, Mohammad Amir 19 and Naseer-ul-Hassan 23 runs not out. Muridke Tigers bowling Mohammad Qaiser 3/29, Mohammad Ramzan 2/26 and Azhar Mahboob 2/28 wickets. Qaiser Khan and Riaz-ud-Din stood as umpires and Sajid Usman was the scorer.