ISLAMABAD Habib Bank Limited (HBL) reached 201 for 7 in their first innings against Sui Southern Gas Corporation (SSGC) in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy cricket match at KRL Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi. Earlier, SSGC closed their innings on the meagre total of 141 runs in 64.4 overs. Abdul Rehman claimed four while Fahad grabbed two wickets by giving 46 and 21 runs respectively. HBL managed 201 for 7 runs in 71 overs and gained vital lead of 60 runs in the first innings. Hasan Raza 39, Farhan Iqbal 36 not out and Aslam Qureshi 26 were the main contributors. Summarised scores: SSGC 141/10 in 64.4 overs: (Bilal Asad 45, Saeed Bin Nasir 34, Abdul Rehman 4/46, Fahad Masood 2/21, Aslam Qureshi 2/31). HBL 201/7 in 71 overs: (Hasan Raza 39, Farhan Iqbal 36, Aslam Qureshi 26, Shakeel-ur-Rehman 4/54, Dilawar Khan 2/53). Adnan, Usman help SNGPL pile up big total Two massive innings for SNGPL, Adnan Akmal 120 and Usman 116 not out, pushed their opponents Customs in troubles after piling up a big total 307 for 8 in their first innings here at Murghazar cricket ground. On the third day of the four-day Quaid-e-Azam Trophy cricket match, Customs were 36 for three on the board and they still needed 102 runs to save an innings defeat. Adan smashed 19 fours during his 202 balls innings while Usman hit 13 boundaries and two huge sixes. Summarised scores: Customs 169/10 in 45.3 overs: (Ramiz Aziz 30, 6x4, 52 balls, Asad Iqbal 26, 4x4, 32 balls, Aamir Yamin 26*, 5x4, 25 balls, Rizwan Akbar 3/44, Sami Ullah Niazi 2/24, Asad Ali 2/54, Imran Ali 2/39) and 36/3 in 11 overs: (Ramiz Aziz 14, 2x4, 23 balls, Sami Ullah Niazi 3/23) vs. SNGPL 307/8 in 30.3 overs (Declared): (Adnan Akmal 120, 19x4 202 balls, Usman Salahuddin 116*, 13x4, 2x6, 46 balls, Ali Waqas 43, 8x4, 99 balls, Tahir Mughal 5/101, Muhammad Hussain 2/74) Toss: SNGPL Umpires: Zaheer Ahmed and Iqbal Butt Referee: Muhammad Javed Scorer: Mohammad Akbar Overnight Score: SNGPL 77/4 in 30.3 overs. Rashid in limelight as Rawalpindi earn lead Remarkable performance with the ball by Rashid Latif (9 for 42) helped Rawalpindi earn 86 runs lead against Islamabad in the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match here at Diamond Club Ground on Wednesday. Rawalpindi were 69 for 2 in their second innings at the stumps day-3. Earlier, hosts Islamabad could score just 151 runs in their first inning in replying Rawalpindis first inning total 237. Rashid Latif was the real hero of the day for Rawalpindi, who pounced to the hosts batsmen with perilous bowling spells. Ali Sarfarz 36, Naeem Anjum 29 not out and Umair Khan 24 were the top scorers for Islamabad. Babar Naeem was not out on 26 in the second innings of Rawalpindi at close of play. They will resume their second innings at 69 for 2. Summarised scores: Rawalpindi Region 237/10 in 56.3 overs: (Adnan Mufti 79, 12x4, 129 balls, Naveed Qureshi 48, 8x4, 60 balls, Zahid Mansoor 4x4, 73 balls, Rauf Akbar 4/88, Asher Zaidi 3/30, Shahzad Azam 2/80) and 69/2 in 12 overs: (Naveed Malik 30, 6x4, 22 balls, Babar Naeem 26*, 3x4, 1x6, Rauf Akbar 2/26) vs. Islamabad Region 151/10 in 50.3 overs: (Ali Sarfaraz 36, 5x4, 89 balls, Naeem Anjum 29*, 4x4, 44 balls, Umair Khan 24, 3x4, 58 balls, Rashid Latif 9/42) Toss: Islamabad Region Umpires: Ijaz Ahmed & Islam Khan Referee: Nadeem Arshad Scorer: Adnan Farooq Overnight Score: Rawalpindi Region 218/8 in 52.1 overs Karachi Whites amass massive total Karachi Whites saw two of their middle order batsmen miss century in the massive total they scored in their first innings of day three of the sixth round four-day Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match against Lahore here at the Gaddafi Stadium. By the close of play on Wednesday, Lahore was playing at 53 for one in 13.4 overs after Karachi amassed 520 for eight declared in 144 overs. Abid Ali and Rizwan Ahmed were at the crease for 21 and 18 runs respectively with a huge ask to surmount. Tabish Khan took the only Lahore wicket that fall later in the day. Earlier, Karachi resumed their innings at 233 for three and went on to score 520. Naved Khan finished his innings at 120 runs while Atif Ali Zaidi contributed 58 but Afsar Nawaz and Babarur Rehman played a sheet-anchor role by hammering 96 and 98 runs respectively. And to their misery Lahore conceded 56 run in extras. Mohammad Naved got three wickets from Lahore while Hasan Dar, Hafiz Saad Nasim shared two wickets and Mohammad Saeed had one. Brief score: Lahore Shalimar vs. Karachi (W) AT GADDAFI STADIUM, LAHORE: Lahore Shalimar 257/10 in 68.5 overs: (Sohail Idrees 74, 12x4, 104 balls, Ali Raza 71, 7x4, 136 balls, Muhammad Saeed 31, 5x4, 41 balls, Tabish Khan 3/69, Ali Muddassar 2/56, Akbar-ur-Rehman 2/46, Shahbaz Khan 2/38) and 53/1 in 13.1 overs: (Abid Ali 21*, 3x4, 37 balls, Rizwan Ahmed 16*) vs. Karachi (W) 520/8 Declared in 144 overs: (Naved Khalid 120, 11x4, 275 balls, Afsar Nawaz 96, 9x4, 1x6, 161 balls, Akbar-ur-Rehman 98, 11x4, 152 balls, Atif Ali Zaidi 58, 5x4, 156 balls, Muhammad Naved 3/141, Hasan Dar 2/110, Hafiz Saad Nasim 2/171) Toss: Karachi (W) Umpires: Mir Dad & Raweed khan Referee: Mahmood Rasheed Scorer: Azhar Hussain Overnight Score: Karachi (W) 233/3 in 80.2 overs. Asads superb ton gives Karachi Blues winning chance Asad Shafique posted an unbeaten 147 as host Karachi Blues moved into winning position against Lahore Ravi in the four-day Quaid-e-Azam Trophy contest here Wednesday at the National stadium. Karachi Blues scored 311 in its second innings and at the draw of stumps on the penultimate day, Lahore Ravi had slumped to 48 for four after host skipper Test pacer Muhammad Sami accounted for the wickets of three top order batsmen of the visiting team. Asad Shafique stayed for 374 minutes at the crease hitting 15 fours. Trailing by mammoth 370 runs and with full one-day play remaining, it would need a miracle for Lahore Ravi to avoid defeat. Karachi Blues had scored 297 in the first knock and Lahore Ravi replied with 190. Karachi Blues resumed its second innings on third day morning at 102 for four with Asad unbeaten at 25 and Asim Kamal not out two. The two added 48 runs for fifth wicket partnership which was broken when Asim Kamal was out adding 12 to his over night total. Asad batted imperiously as wickets fell at regular interval at the other end. Medium pacer Junaid Zia was pick of Lahore Ravi bowlers, he took four Karachi Blues second innings wicket for 71 and Waqas Ahmed finished with three for 62. Lahore Ravi second innings had disastrous start as Muhammad Sami removed top order batsmen. His first victim was opener Kashif Siddique who was bowled for one and later, he took two quick wickets of Asim Naz and Javed Hussain. So far Muhammad Smi had taken three for 26. Thursday is the last day of the match.