Islamabad (February 12, 2018): Karachi Whites beat Islamabad by 5 wickets in the final of the National One Day Cup Regions 2017-18 at Pindi Stadium Rawalpindi on Sunday.
Batting first after winning the toss, Islamabad Region pilled up a total of 347 runs for the loss of 4 in 50 overs. Babar Azam scored 105 runs on 95 balls including 8 4s and 2 6s followed by Shahid Yousaf 96 not out, Shan Masood 51, Abid Ali 37, Faizan Riaz 27 and Saad Ali 26 not out.For Karachi Whites, Asad Shafiq 1 for 29, Danish Aziz 1 for 31, Zia-ul-Haq 1 for 71 and Muhammad Asghar 1 for 86 took wickets. In reply, Karachi Region White hit 349 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 49.
3 overs and achieved the target. Fawad Alam displayed outstanding performance scoring 149 runs on 130 balls with 18 4s while Danish Aziz 86 not out 65, Akbar-ur-Rehman 41 and Asad Shafiq 22 also batted well.Man of the match Fawad Alam got Rs 100,000 while Shan Masood (Islamabad Region, best bataman, 656 runs), Muhammad Imran (Faisalabad Region best bowler, 14 wickets) and Abid Ali (509 runs & 9 dismissals, outstanding player/all rounder) were given Rs100,000 each.