KARACHI - Opener Hammad Azam cracked 93 to steer Rawalpindi to 234 for four in first innings on the first day of three-day PCB Inter Region Under-19 cricket against host Karachi Blues on Friday here at Asghar Ali Shah ground where the visitors lost the one-dayer of the event to home team two days ago. He and Umair Azam put on superb 111 for the opening stand but once the partnership ended Rawalpindi lost four quick wickets. Hammad Azam was unlucky to miss the coveted three-figure knock by just seven runs when he fell to Shahzeb Hasan who finished with two for 31. Hammad Azam stayed at the wicket for 193 minutes and in 145 balls he faced, he struck six fours and a six. In another match of the championship played at Niaz Stadium Hyderabad, about 150 kilometers east of Karachi, Faisalabad sent host Hyderabad in and bowled them out for 190 with leg spinner Rashid Khan taking four for 40 and pacer Zulqarnain taking three for 52. At the close of the first day's play, Faisalabad made replied with 31 for two wickets. At Bugti stadium Quetta, host hammered Lahore Shalimar for 321. Sherbaz Khan and Majidullah dominated the innings for Quetta. Both scored 61 runs each. Majeduullah was faster in scoring than his teammate. He took 73 balls to reach his individual 61 and Sherbaz Khan took twenty balls more to reach the same individual score. Summarised scores: At Asghar Ali Shah ground Karachi. Rawalpindi v Karachi Blues. Rawalpindi first innings: 234 for four in 85 overs(Umair Azam 34,Hammad Azam 93,Majam Nisar 29,Mahmood Abbasi 23,Shahzeb Hasan 2/31), Mirza Hasan Jamil 1/50,Ammar Hassan 1/12). At Niaz stadium Hyderabad. Hyderabad v Faisalabad. Hyderabad first innings 190(Shoaib Awan 618, Sharafat Ali 27, Zulqarnain 3/52, Rashid Khan 4/40, Bilal Butt 2/33). Faisalabad first innings 31 for two (Muhammad Adnan 13 not out, Bilal Butt 14,Numan khan 1/21,Rao Sajid Ali1/5).) At Bugti stadium Quetta. Quetta v Lahore Shalimar. Quetta first innings 321 all out  (Nadir Khan 34,Naseem Khan 25,Sherbaz Khan 61, Majeedullah 61, Tehzeeb Raza 3/71, Zeeshan Malik 2/37).