PCB XI ease past touring Leicestershire

Published: Friday, April 1, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Sheikhupura:Half-centuries from the troika of Kamran Sajid, Naved Latif and Khurram Manzoor spurred PCB XI to a six-wicket victory over touring Leicestershire county side in a One-day match at the Sheikhupura Stadium here.

Kamran scored a workmanlike 78 while Naved was the more dominant with a classy 64 which came off only 33 balls. He lashed six boundaries and two sixes. Khurram also joined the party with a solid 58 to enable PCB XI overhaul the target of 264 in 42 overs.

Earlier, Paul Nixon struck an unbeaten century (108) and was strongly supported by skipper H.D. Ackerman who cracked a blazing 71 as the visitors racked up 263 for five in the allotted 45 overs.

Nixon fell for 108. He faced 101 balls, struck eight boundaries and five sixes. Ackerman belted seven fours in his 76-ball knock.

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