Port Qasim Authority cricket team

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Port Qasim Authority cricket team is a first-class cricket team which plays in the domestic circuit of Pakistan. The team is sponsored by the Port Qasim Authority in Karachi.[1] The team qualified for first-class cricket in May 2012, following success in the PCB Patron's Trophy (Grade II) tournament. Among the team's notable players is Mohammad Sami. The team is coached by former Pakistani cricketer, Rashid Latif.[2]

In 2012-13 Port Qasim Authority finished ninth out of 10 teams in the President's Trophy.[3] In 2013-14 they finished sixth out of 11 teams.[4] The captain in both seasons was Khalid Latif.

The highest score so far is by Umar Amin, who scored 281 against Habib Bank Limited in 2012-13.[5] The best bowling figures are 7 for 29 by G.A.Mustafa against National Bank of Pakistan in 2015-16. He took 12 for 83 in the match, which National Bank of Pakistan nevertheless won by two wickets.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Port Qasim Authority". Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Port Qasim Authority qualify for first-class cricket". Cricinfo. 3 May 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ President's Trophy table 2012-13
  4. ^ President's Trophy table 2013-14
  5. ^ Habib Bank Limited v Port Qasim Authority 2012-13
  6. ^ PortQasim's A team's highest scorer ever is Muhammad khizar with a tremendous knock of 163 (50 Overs) and Highest Wicket taker is Ghulam Mustafa with 7 for 16 in 8 overs. National Bank of Pakistan v Port Qasim A 2015-16]

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