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Under the leadership of Sarfraz Ahmed won the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy

Under the leadership of Sarfraz Ahmed won the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. Karachi Region Whites won the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2023-24 under the leadership of Sarfaraz Ahmed.

Karachi Region won the trophy by defeating Faisalabad Region by 456 runs in the final of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, the biggest first-class tournament of Pakistan cricket played at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore.

Karachi Region Whites had set Faisalabad Region a target of 790 runs, but the Faisalabad team was bowled out for 333 runs in their second innings.

On the fifth and final day of the match, Faisalabad started their second innings on 129 runs with 6 out, needing another 661 runs to win. Captain Faheem Ashraf and Ali Asfand managed to add 84 runs to the score. Ali Asfand scored 15 runs and Khurram Shehzad scored 4 runs.

On the other hand, Faheem Ashraf’s resistance continued. He added 57 runs in the ninth wicket partnership with Arshad Iqbal. Arshad Iqbal scored 21 runs with the help of two fours and a six.

The last wicket partnership between Faheem Ashraf and Muhammad Ali made 51 runs which Muhammad Ali’s contribution was 24 not out with the help of four fours.

Faheem Ashraf batted well and scored 147 runs with the help of 23 fours and 2 sixes, which is his fourth century in first-class cricket and also the best individual score.

Ghulam Mudassar was the most successful bowler for Karachi Whites with three wickets.

Under the leadership of Sarfraz Ahmed won the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy
Under the leadership of Sarfraz Ahmed won the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy

 

It may be remembered that Faisalabad scored the highest 108 points in the league matches of Quaid-e-Azam Trophy while Karachi Whites team was second with 100 points and both these teams won the honor of playing in the final.

Sime Ayub Player of the Match

Saim Ayub of Karachi Whites was declared the best cricketer of the final. He scored a double century (203) in the first innings and a century (109) in the second innings.

Sarfaraz Ahmed Player of the Tournament

Karachi Whites captain Sarfraz Ahmed was the player of the tournament, scoring a total of 697 runs in the tournament with one stumping and 27 catches behind the wickets.

Sahibzada Farhan is the best batter

Sahibzada Farhan of Peshawar was declared the best batsman of the tournament, he scored 847 runs with the help of 3 centuries and 2 fifties.

Khurram Shehzad is the best bowler of the tournament

Faisalabad’s Khurram Shahzad was the best bowler of the tournament, taking 36 wickets. Faisalabad’s Ali Shan was the best wicketkeeper of the tournament with 1 stumping and 28 catches.

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