islamabad  - Rawalpindi routed Islamabad by 4 wickets in the Brighto Paints Presents Cool & Cool National One-Day Cup Regions 2017-18 match played here at Pindi Stadium on Thursday.  

Put into bat first, Islamabad scored 196-9 in 50 overs. Faizan Riaz top scored with 53 off 87 balls, hitting 6 fours and 1 six, while tailender Shahzad Azam Rana slammed 36 and Aohaib Ahmed 31. Sohail Tanveer rattled Islamabad batting by grabbing 4-43 while Sadaf Hussain and Yasir Ali took 2 wickets each. Rawalpindi chased the target in 40.1 overs losing 6 wickets. Iftikhar Ahmed made unbeaten 61 while Naved Malik hit 60 and Azhar Ali 52. Raza Hassan and Hamza Nadeem bagged 2 wickets each.  

At National Ground, Lahore Whites beat Lahore Blues by 2 wickets. Batting first, Blues scored 272-7 in allotted overs. M Saad struck 96, Sami Aslam 44, Saad Nasim 44 and Kamran Akmal 41. Umaid Asif clinched 3-47 and Zafar Gohar 2-59. In reply, Whites reached home in 43 overs losing 8 wickets. Usman Salahuddin hit unbeaten 94 and Adnan Akmal scored 45. Raza Ali Dar, Qaiser and Aizaz Cheema got two wickets each.  

At Diamond Ground, Pshawar beat Fata by 7 wickets. Fata were all out for 219 in 46.4 overs. Khushdil Shah thwarted 61 runs while Fawad Khan added 39. Zohaib took 2-34. Thanks to Shahibzada Farhan (88), Peshawar reached home in 45.1 overs losing 3 wickets. Sohail Akhtar took 2-38.  

At KRL ground, Karachi Whites beat Faisalabad by 5 wickets. Faisalabad, batting first, were bundled out for 77 in 36 overs. Misbah-ul-Haq made 12. Anwar Ali, Rahat Ali and Zia-ul-Haq captured 3 wickets each. In reply, Karachi achieved the target for the loss of 5 wickets in 25 overs. Akbar-ur-Rehman made unbeaten 24. Waqas Maqsood took 3-14.