Quaid-e-Azam Trophy | Umair Masood’s maiden first-class century sets 390-run target for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
The fifth round first-class Quaid-e-Azam Trophy fixture between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Northern entered a thrilling phase as the former were set a 390-run target on day three at the National Stadium on Saturday.
Northern’s Umair Masood recorded his maiden century in first-class cricket with a brilliant 103 not out which helped his team post 247 for four at a healthy rate of five runs per over.
The 22-year-old right-handed batsman smashed nine boundaries and stitched a 142-run stand for the third wicket with Faizan Riaz, who followed his 146 in the first innings with a 70-ball 56.
Umair faced 126 balls in his undefeated stay before his captain Nauman Ali declared the innings in the evening session.