ISLAMABAD - Defending champions Eleven-Star beat Mehran Club by 107 runs in the inaugural match of the NBP-ICA Cricket League here at Diamond Club Ground on Monday.
Eleven-Star hit up a massive total of 304 in 44 overs when rain stopped play. Mehran, who were given 220 runs target in 27 overs by DL method, could managed only 113 in 26.5 overs. Naeem Anjum (97), Zahid Iqbal (79) and Laiq Khan (45) performed well with bat for Eleven-Star while M Jaleel (33) was top-scorer for Mehran. Earlier, the event was declared opened by ICA president Shakil Sheikh. ICA secretary Nasir Iqbal and head coach Islamabad Taimoor Azam were also present on the occasion. The second match between Margalla and Quaid-e-Azam Clubs was declared no-result due to rain interruption and clubs shared equal points.