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Northern wins maiden Quaid-e-Azam Trophy

Northern beat Sindh by an innings and 55 runs

Northern has won maiden Quaid-e-Azam Trophy on Tuesday.

Northern created history at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Tuesday as they defeated Sindh by an innings and 55 runs to clinch their maiden title after losing out on the title both in 2019-20 and 2021-22 seasons.

Northern’s captain Umar Amin was awarded the winning trophy and also PKR 10,000,000.

Northern have been the finalist twice since the revamp of the domestic system in 2019-20.

 

This year’s edition of Quaid-e-Azam Trophy saw Northern’s complete dominance in the tournament.

  • Player of the Tournament –Mubasir Khan (Northern)
  • Best Batter – Mohammad Huraira (Northern)
  • Best Bowler – Abrar Ahmed (Sindh)
  • Best Wicket-keeper –Rohail Nazir (Northern)
  • Player of the final –Mohammad Huraira (Northern)

Northern’s Mohammad Huraira topped the batting charts with 1024 runs and was awarded best batter of the tournament.

Huraira for his match-winning double-century, was also named player of the final.

While the  20-year-old Mubasir Khan for his all-round performance (522 runs and 31 wickets) was named player of the tournament.

On the other hand, Sindh’s Abrar Ahmed was named best bowler of the tournament, he bagged 43 wickets in 12 innings.

 

Scores of final in brief:

Sindh 284 all out, 92.5 overs (Asif Mehmood 78, Fawad Alam 61 not out, Omair Bin Yousuf 36, Saad Khan 35, Saim Ayub 29; Musa Khan 3-61, Aamir Jamal 3-76, Mubasir Khan 2-59) and 254 all out, 56.2 overs (Fawad Alam 113, Muhammad Umar 36, Aaliyan Mahmood 33; Musa Khan 3-49, Aamir Jamal 3-63, Mehran Mumtaz 2-75)

Northern 593 all out, 141 overs (Mohammad Huraira 221, Umar Amin 114, Umar Waheed 109, Rohail Nazir 94; Aaliyan Mahmood 4-96, Muhammad Umar 4-116)

 

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