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Zubair Ahmed scored superb century as Quetta Bears thrashed Larkana bulls by 10 wickets in national twenty-20 cricket tournament in Karachi.

Batting first, Larkana bulls scored 164 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in allotted 20 over's. In reply, Quetta bears achieved 165 runs target without any loss in 19 over's. In second match of the day, Fata Cheetas beat Karachi Zebras by 4 wickets. Batting first, Karachi Zebras made 139 runs for loss of 8 wickets in allotted 20 overs. In reply, Fata Cheetas achieved the target in 19.4 overs for loss of 6 wickets. In the last match of the day Hyderabad Hawks will lock horns against Sialkot stallions. PTV Sports is telecasting the whole event live.

 

Phil Hughes has replaced Michael Clarke in the Australia squad for next monthís Odi series against Pakistan after the Australian captain was ruled out by a hamstring injury.

Hughes, who was overlooked for the original odi squad despite scoring two half centuries against South Africa in the recent triangular one-day series in Zimbabwe, had been included in the test squad to play Pakistan in the UAE. The 25-year-old was already scheduled to travel to the UAE earlier than his test teammates to spend time working on his batting against spin with the teamís coaching consultant, Sri Lanka great Muttiah Muralitharan. The three-game one-day series against Pakistan, the last for Australia before it hosts the world cup next year, starts on October 7 with the first of two tests not until October 22.

 
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