ISLAMABAD - Diamond, Essco, Punjab and Asif Memorial Club Saturday booked their berths in the ICA T20 Cricket Tournament semifinals.

Diamond Club reached top of Central Zone, Essco in North Zone, Punjab in East Zone and Asif Memorial in East Zone by beating their rivals in the matches played at different various venues. Diamond will take on Essco in the first semifinal while Punjab will play against Asif Memorial in the second semifinal.

In the central zone battle here at Diamond Club Ground, Diamond defeated Classic by 7 wickets in a low-scoring game. Classic, batting first, scored 105 which Diamond achieved in 17.3 overs by losing three wickets. Zohaib Ahmed hit 46 while Shahzad Azam Rana took three wickets.

In a crunch match in the North Zone at National Ground, Essco beat Islamabad Gymkhana by five runs. Essco Club, scored 144-6 in 20 overs while in reply, Islamabad Gym could manage to score 139-6 in 20 overs. At National Ground, opener Abdul Wasay blasted 77 runs to help Punjab Club inflict eight-wicket win on Youngster Club. Batting first, Youngster Club scored 150 runs in 20 overs which Punjab Club achieved in 17.3 overs for the loss of just two wickets. In the top-ranking game in East Zone here at Diamond Ground, Asif Memorial defeated Lucky Star by seven wickets with Salam Haider slamming unbeaten 67. Lucky Star scored 121-6 in 20 overs and failed to stop Asif Memorial Club for registering seven-wicket win.