Fawad Alam shines in Advance Telecom triumph

Karachi: Pakistan’s discarded cricketer Fawad Alam produced a fine all round performance as Advance Telecom easily defeated Touch me Eleven in the 26th Aga Khan Gymkhana Ramazan T20 Trophy here at AKG Ground.

Batting first in the Group ‘A; fixture, Touchme Eleven were dismissed for 104 in 19.4 overs with Umar Khan 20, Nadeem Iqbal 19 and Usman Javed 14 the only batsmen to enter double figures.

Slow left-armer Mohammad Azhar captured a four-wicket haul giving away 14 runs. Fellow leftarm spinner Raza Hasan claimed three for 14 while Fawad, who bowls leftarm spin, took two for 15 in 3.4 overs.

Advance Telecom lost three early wickets before Fawad 39 off 28 balls, five boundaries and Babar Aga 33 not out off 25 balls, two fours shared a fourth wicket stand worth 67 runs and helped their side register a six-wicket victory.