ISLAMABAD - State Bank were struggling at 105/8 against SNGPL in 36 overs in their Grade-1 President's Trophy (2012-2013) ninth round match played here at National cricket ground on Tuesday.

Kashif Siddiqui made 39. Bilawal Bhatti took 4 for 26 while Imran Khalid and Samiullah Niazi got 2 wickets each conceding 16 and 33 runs respectively.

Earlier SNGPL resumed their first innings at the overnight total of 213 for the loss of 6 wickets in 71 overs and were bowled out for 310 runs in 98.5 overs. M Rizwan made 136 runs with 18 boundaries. Rizwan Haider and M. Ali claimed 4 wickets by giving away 87 and 99 runs respectively.

At Diamond ground, Port Qasim pilled up 539 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 137.4 overs against HBL. Test discarded Umar Amin played a brilliant knock of unbeaten 236 studied with 28 fours and 2 sixes. Khalid Latif also remained unbeaten on 76 while Usman Tariq scored 64 runs,

Earlier Port Qasim resumed their first innings at the overnight score of 293/2 in 72 overs, Umar Amin went on to complete his double ton.

At Marghzar Ground: UBL were in deep trouble against ZTBL as they had lost 8 wickets for 47 runs in 42 overs. Imran Ali made 61, Faheem Qureshi 27 and Abid Ali 24. M Khalil took 3/35. Earlier, resuming their first innings at the overnight score of 407 for the loss of 4 wickets in 82 overs, ZTBL declared their first innings at 643 for the loss of 6 wickets in 114.1 overs. Imran Nazir made 185 runs with 24 fours and 2 sixes. Sohail Haris made 152 while Sharjeel Khan made 141. M. Irshad and Asif Jabbar got 2 wickets each

At KRL Stadium: NBP were striving hard to save the match as they had lost 4 wickets in their second innings at 86 in 26.4 overs. Sami Aslam made 30, Ali Khan took 3 for 24. Earlier KRL resumed their first innings at the overnight total of 80/2 in 29 overs and were all out for 239 runs in 78.1 overs. Saeed Anwar Jr made 96. Qaiser Abbas and M. Imran took 4 wickets each conceding 40 and 77 runs respectively.