Azhar Ali lauds Kamran Akmal's sublime ton
Kamran Akmal played a splendid knock in the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy fixture between Central Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. With no batsman from his team scoring in excess of 24, Kamran seemed to be batting on a different pitch as he conjured a masterful innings that saved his team from trouble.
Standing tall against the quality pace attack of KPK featuring Sameen Gul and Junaid Khan, the senior pro exhibited lavish stroke play to lead Central Punjab to safety. He scored 136 runs from 215 deliveries, as his stay at the crease was glittered by 19 fours and a solitary maximum.
In reply of KPK’s daunting first innings total of 484/5 declared, Central Punjab were still unable to avoid the follow on despite Kamran’s mesmerizing batting heroics as they were dismissed for 278. Kamran’s skipper Azhar Ali truly enjoyed the 37-year-old’s batting charge and penned a special tweet for him.