Fast bowler Hasan Ali made a thriving comeback by taking ten wickets for Central Punjab, leading his team to a 9-wicket victory over Balochistan in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy on Wednesday in Karachi.
The defending champions chased down the target of 47 with comfort after they bowled Balochistan for 285 as they imposed the follow-on.
Central Punjab has won their third consecutive match as they are the defending champions who beat Balochistan in the 8th round of the first-class tournament at State Bank Stadium.
5 wickets@RealHa55an help Central Punjab bowl out Balochistan.
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On the other hand, Balochistan’s Umaid Asif scored an impressive 69 while Jalat Khan scored 65 off 86 balls. Ayaz Tassawur made 50 off 62, powered by eight fours and a six.
In rounds six and seven of the tournament, Punjab defeated Sindh and Northern respectively after going winless in the first five rounds.