Faryab beat Paktia by 7 runs in a thrilling match in Grade II Provincial Challenge Cup at Khost Cricket Ground. Faryab’s Hedayatullah top-scored with 143 while Paktia’s Haqmal Arya also scored a terrific 183. Faryab’s Niamatullah Sahak took four wickets while Paktia’s Abdul Salam took a five-wicket haul earlier as well.
Meanwhile, Maidan Wardak beat Farah by 86 runs at Nangarhar’s Ghazi Amanullah Khan stadium as Mohammad Sardar scored an unbeaten knock of 124 runs while Sabir Bahrami and Imran Mohammadi scored 62 and 57 runs respectively. In response, Farah scored 231/9 in the required 50 overs as Abdul Raziq and Waheed scored 44 and 39 runs respectively.