LAHORE - Punjab Stallions completed 98 runs rout of Federal Areas in the opening match of the RBS Pentangular Cup One-day Cricket Tournament here at the Gaddafi Stadium on Saturday. Batting first, Punjab hammered huge 305 fore eight wickets in 50 overs and later reduced Fdedral Areas to 207 in 42.5 overs. Salman Butt 39, Azhar Ali 75, Nasir Jamshed 40, Shoaib Malik 86 were the major contributors in Punjab's innings. This time round nearly all the test cricketers will be seen in action in the Pentangular Cup due to lack of international cricket in the country. Kamran Akmal also added useful 23 to the total. Sohail Tanvir chipped in with four wickets, Shoaib Akhtar got two while Yasir Arafat and Babar Naeem shared one wicket each. In reply, Federal Areas team lacked the fire required for the win and Afaq Rahim was the highest scorer with 55 while Raheel Majeed, Umair Khan and Yasir Arafat added 24 runs each while Umar Amin 18, Babar Naeem 16, Sohail Tanvir 15 and Rao Iftikhar 11 were the other players who reached double figures but with no impact. Mansoor Amjad got three wickets while Mohammad Talha, Shoaib Malik and Abdur Rehman shared two wickets each for 23, 51 and 54 runs respectively. The match was supervised byNadeem Ghauri and Iftikhar Malik, Khalid was match referee and Abdul Hameed was scorer. Rest of the match of the tournament will be played at Karachi's National Stadium. Sindh will take on Balochistan today at Karachi. SCOREBOARD PUNJAB STALLIONS Salman Butt c Amin b Arafat 39 Azhar Ali c Arafat b Naeem 75 Nasir Jamshed c Salman b Akhtar 40 Shoaib Malik c Anjum b Tanvir 86 Kamran Akmal b Tanvir 23 Umar Akmal c Arafat b Akhtar 9 Mansoor Amjad b Tanvir 9 Abdur Rehman c Akhtar b Tanvir 0 Sarfraz Ahmed not out 2 Mohammad Talha not out 7 Did not bat: Wahab Riaz EXTRAS (1 lb, 2 nb, 12 w) 15 TOTAL (8 wickets, 50 overs) 305 Fall of wickets: 1-91, 2-152, 3-192, 4-264, 5-283, 6-287, 7-294, 8-295 BOWLING Shoaib Akhtar 9-0-54-2 Sohail Tanvir 10-1-54-4 Iftikhar Anjum 8-0-49-0 Yasir Arafat 9-0-61-1 Saeed Ajmal 10-0-62-0 Babar Naeem 4-0-24-1 FEDERAL AREAS LEOPARDS Raheel Majeed c Salman b Talha 24 Umair Khan c Amjad b Malik 24 Umar Amin c Akmal b Talha 18 Afaq Raheem b Rehman 55 Babar Naeem c Amjad b Malik 16 Yasir Arafat c Salman b Rehman 24 Sohail Tanvir c Rehman b Amjad 15 Mohammad Salman c Sarfraz b Amjad 3 Iftikhar Anjum not out 11 Shoaib Akhtar run out 0 Saeed Ajmal st Akmal b Amjad 4 EXTRAS (7 lb, 1 nb, 5 w) 13 TOTAL (all out, 42.5 overs) 207 Fall of wickets: 1-34, 2-60, 3-96, 4-145, 5-154, 6-188, 7-188, 8-199, 9-201, 10-207 (42.5 ov) BOWLING Sarfraz Ahmed 8-0-37-0 Mohammad Talha 6-0-23-2 Wahab Riaz 5-0-21-0 Shoaib Malik 10-0-51-2 Abdur Rehman 10-0-54-2 Mansoor Amjad 3.5-1-14-3 Toss: Federal Areas Leopards won the toss and decided to field Result: Punjab Stallions won by 98 runs Points: Punjab Stallions 4; Federal Areas Leopards 0 Umpires: Iftikhar Malik and Nadeem Ghauri Referee: Khalid Niazi Scorer: Abdul Hameed.