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Shan, Sohaib Take United Bank Limited Team To Final

Test Opener Shan Masood hit a solid 100 not out and Sohaib Maqsood blasted 89 to put United Bank Limited in the Final of the National One-Day Cup for Departments at NBP Sports Complex.

UBL overwhelmed Sui Southern Gas Company by seven wickets in the first Semi-Final .

Shan and Sohaib played valuable but contrasting innings to take their team home safely. Sohaib, who had two chances, smacked ten fours and two sixes from 94 balls before being stumped by Saifullah Bangash off the bowling of Fawad Alam.

Left-handed batsman Saad Ali (13*) hit a glorious four off off-Spinner Adil Amin to complete the chase for Younis Khan-led side.

This was the eighth straight win for UBL in the event. Umar Siddiq got run out as a result of a big Mix-Up while speedster Ahmed jamal (1-54) bowled Umar Akmal with a slow ball.