Naseem Shah takes 5-wkt haul as match between Pakistan Team Green vs White evenly poised after 2-days of action

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Derby, July 18: Young pacer Naseem Shah took give wicket haul for Team Green as the four day match practice match of Pakistan Team Green vs Team White is evenly poised at the end of second days play.

Team Green were 162 for five in 56 overs when stumps were drawn on the second day at The Incora County Ground, Derby on Saturday.

Asad Shafiq returned undefeated on 50 off 124 balls, which included five fours while Azhar Ali and Iftikhar Ahmed scored 31 runs each.

For Team White, right-arm fast bowler Sohail Khan was the most successful bowler, grabbing three wickets for 42 runs.

Pacers Usman Shinwari and Shaheen Shah Afridi picked up a wicket each.

Earlier, resuming their first innings on the overnight score of 231 for eight in 90 overs, Team White were bowled out for 249 runs in the 94th over.

Mohammad Rizwan scored an unbeaten 130-ball 54, hitting six fours.

For Team Green, Naseem Shah ended-up with figures of five for 55 runs in 18 overs, while Mohammad Abbas and Yasir Shah shared the remaining five wickets between them.

Team Green will start the third day’s play on Sunday trailing by 87 runs with five wickets in hand.

Scores in brief:

Team White 249 all out, 94 overs (Mohammad Rizwan 54 not out; Naseem Shah 5-55, Mohammad Abbas 3-42, Yasir Shah 2-40)

Team Green 162-5, 56 overs (Asad Shafiq 50 not out, Azhar Ali 31, Iftikhar Ahmed 31; Sohail Khan 3-42)

Courtesy :PCB