ISLAMABAD - Saad Altaf , the 33-year old Rawalpindi fast bowler, has broken the record for the best bowling figures in first-class cricket in Pakistan .

Rawalpindi need further 82 runs to win with all 10 wickets.  Fata were bundled out for 184 in their second innings with Sohail Akhtar scoring 51. Saad Altaf took another 8 wickets in the second innings conceding 79 runs. Earlier, Rawalpindi resumed their first innings at overnight score of 149 for the loss of 4 wickets and were all out for 203, thus took 77-run first innings lead.

Saad took eight wickets in each innings against Federally Administered Tribal Areas in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy to finish with 16 for 141, bettering Sohail Khan's 16 for 189 against Water and Power Development Authority in December 2007.

Saad , playing his 98th first-class match, made his debut in the 2001-02 season. He has now upped his wickets tally to 393, which includes 27 five-fors in an innings and five ten-fors in a match. Facing him, however, was not the toughest proposition for batsmen in this round of the QeA.

At Abbottabad Stadium, SNGPL scored 179-5 with Asad Shafiq slamming 53 and Ali Waqas 47. Khalid Usman claimed 3 for 61. Earlier, Wapda resumed their first innings at overnight score of 283 for the loss of 8 wickets and were all out for 305.

At Diamond Ground, UBL gathered made 120 for the loss of 2 wickets in their second innings against HBL. Umar Akmal was unbeaten at 69. Earlier, HBL resumed their first innings at overnight score of 29 for the loss of 2 wickets and were bundled out for 125, thus conceded 53 runs first innings lead. Ehsan Adil bagged 4 for 29, Sohail Khan 3 for 43 and Sadaf Mehdi 2 for 41.