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Pakistan "A" beat Multan eleven by 15 runs in the second twenty 20 of the four-match series to raise funds for the idp's at Multan cricket stadium.

PTV Sports telecasted the match live. Batting first after winning the toss, Pakistan "a" scored 195 runs for the loss of five wickets in allotted 20 over's. For Pakistan "a" Faisal Iqbal remained unbeaten on 47 while Sami Aslam also hit 47 runs. Haris Sohail scored 25 while Babar Azam hit 23 runs. For Multan eleven Muhammad Rameez bagged two wickets. In reply Multan eleven scored 180 runs for the loss six wicket in allotted 20 over's. Babar Ali made 34 while Zeeshan Ashraf and Gulraiz Sadaf scored 27 runs each. For Pakistan "a" Karamat Ali grabbed four wickets. Pakistan a team was comprised of skipper Faisal Iqbal, Sharjeel Khan, Sami Aslam, Imam-ul Haq, Hammad Azam, Babar Azam, Adnan Akmal, Anwar Ali, Karamat Ali and Bilawal Bhatti. While former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq lead the Multan eleven. Among other players were Zeeshan Ashraf, Sohaib Maqsood, Gulraiz Sadaf, Naveed Yaseen, Amir Yameen, Muhammad Ramiz, Muhammad Shabir, Babar Ali and Zeeshan Ali. The third match of the series will be played on Wednesday in Faisalabad while the last will be played in Lahore on July 26. The match was organised to collect funds for the internally displaced persons of North Waziristan, who had to leave their native towns due to the ongoing military operation.

 

Batsman Shaun Marsh has been ruled out of Australia's next two tours with an elbow injury, while fast bowler Ryan Harris has also been officially declared unavailable for the series against Pakistan in the UAE in October.

Cricket Australia's confirmation on Harris was widely expected, given that he had not even started running yet after having major knee surgery in March. However, the news that marsh requires surgery on his elbow and will miss the tours of Zimbabwe and the UAE and the start of the domestic summer was more of a surprise. The injury lay-off comes at a particularly inopportune time for marsh, who would have been considered for Australia's test squad to face Pakistan in the UAE in October after his 148 against South Africa in centurion in February.

 
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