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Zaheer Abbas shifted to another hospital: Family urges fans to keep him in prayers
BIPIN DANI The health of former Pakistani batsman Zaheer Abbas has worsened, it is learnt. The 74-year old Asian Bradman, who was being treated in Paddington's Saint Mary Hospital, is now shifted to Hammersmith Hospital for further care. Abbas' India-born wife Rita Luthra (known as Samina Abbas after marriage in 1988), speaking exclusively over the telephone from the hospital said, "this hospital is better for the treatment of the organs". Zaheer Abbas' kidney is enlarged and there are other complications as well. "One day he is better and the other day his condition deteriorates. On Sunday he had a temperature also. The foreign doctors are treating him here over here.  We are yet to trace any Indian or Pakistani doctor in this hospital. At present, he is in the separate ward but may be taken to an ICU", she said.   Earlier, Abbas' Dubai-based daughter Roshana said, "Through you my sister Hiba, Rudabah and I would like to say that we are very touched with the outpouring of love and prayers from dad’s fans and friends from all over the world and would like to thank every one of them. Please keep him in your prayers".
 Jadoon Khan claims top position in Tent Pegging individual competitions
Sports Bulletin Report PESHAWAR:-Jadoon Khan of Abbottabad has won the title of Tent Pegging competition that held under the auspices of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sports Department, for the first time in the history of Peshawar. Nematullah Khan of Karak grabbed the second position while Azhar Nawaz Khan claimed third. Special guests on the occasion were Director General Sports Khalid Khan, accompanied by Director Finance Tariq Khan, Director Operations Azizullah Jan, Deputy Director Operations Jamshed Baloch, Shah Faisal Afridi, Assistant Director Hamid Khan, Assistant Director Ashfaq Ahmed. Administrative Officer Irshad Khan, Zakirullah and Organizing Secretary Wahid Bakhsh among others were also present on the occasion. Horse riders from different areas of Attock, Fateh Jang, Faisalabad, Multan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa participated in the competitions. In individual event, Khan Jadoon Khan of Abbottabad bagged the first position, Nematullah Khan of Karak bagged the second position and Azhar Nawaz Khan bagged the third position. Led by Khan, Al-Kabeer Awan Club Bannu bagged the first position, Baba Shangla Club bagged the second position and Abdalin Haris Hussain Club bagged the third position in team event.   -
Australian Test captain Pat Cummins to attend Chappell Foundation's Gala Dinner
BIPIN DANI Australian Test captain Pat Cummins may be otherwise engaged at the moment, but we hear he is already polishing his lines for when he appears as special guest at The Chappell Foundation annual fundraising dinner at the SCG on August 10. This was revealed by Darshak Mehtra, the chairman of the Foundation. The 29-year-old captain will follow in the footsteps of Tim Paine, Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne and Jimmy Barnes, who have all previously appeared at cricket’s biggest charity event. "We hear Cummins doesn’t mind an expensive wine having been introduced to the world of the fermented grape by no less than Dennis Lillee (a TCF patron). Cummins flew to Perth a few years back to work on fixing his bowling action with the former great. While that obviously worked a treat, the Australian captain says the wine habit he developed in the company of the great man has cost him a fortune since", Mehta says. "It’s a night for the tragic and the talented. Cummins, along with Ian, Greg and Trevor Chappell and a host of former cricketers, will join guests for sundowner drinks on the sacred turf before heading upstairs for the evening, which concludes with the skipper and Tracey Holmes in conversation", adds Mehta. Former PM John Howard is a great supporter of the charity night, which once saw John Singleton so moved by the occasion that he pledged a million dollars on the spot. The foundation raises money for homeless youth and is almost entirely without overheads, which means all money raised gets to the right places. The guests will also get a chance to visit the Sydney Cricket Ground dressing rooms with Cummins and Chappell.  
FIFA Women World Cup: New Zealand to host first ever Play-Off Tournament
Sports Bulletin Report Hamilton (New Zealand):-Waikato Stadium in Hamilton North Harbour Stadium in Auckland been announced, as the host cities for the first ever Play-Off Tournament for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023. The tournament, which will be hosted in New Zealand from 17-23 February 2023, will involve 10 teams competing for the final three qualifying spots before the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year. Speaking of the announcement, FIFA Chief Women’s Football Officer Sarai Bareman says the new competition will provide an opportunity for more teams to play at the top level. “The decision in 2019 to expand the FIFA Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32 teams, has already had a significant impact on the wider growth and development of the women’s game. More nations now have the chance to play on the world’s biggest stage and this all starts with the Play-Off Tournament. “I cannot wait for fans to get their first taste of what to expect later next year when the Play-Off commences before the biggest women’s sporting event in the world kicks-off in Australia and New Zealand on 20 July 2023.” And in a bonus for fans, New Zealand’s Football Ferns will play three friendly matches around the event against the top-seeded team in the tournament and another high-profile guest team which is still to be confirmed. “The Play-Off Tournament and the friendlies will provide fans of all ages the opportunity to watch nations from around the world vie for the final three qualification spots as the excitement continues to build towards FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023.” Patterson added that the Play-Off Tournament would be a key test event for hosting the FIFA Women’s World Cup five months later.  Tournament will come from Asia (two), Africa (two), North and Central America and the Caribbean (two), South America (two), Europe (one) and Oceania (one). Two nations from Asia – Thailand and Chinese Taipei – have already confirmed their participation with the remaining eight teams to qualify for the Play-off Tournament through their continental tournaments.
IOC President visits Ukraine and meets athletes
Sports Bulletin Report KYIV (Ukraine):-International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on the invitation of National Olympic Committee of Ukraine,  visited Kyiv on Sunday. He was accompanied by IOC Member and President of the Ukraine National Olympic Committee Sergii Bubka and the Ukrainian Sports Minister, Vadym Guttsait. He met around 100 athletes from the Ukrainian team at the Olympic Training Centre, and listened to their first-hand accounts of their experiences of training and competing in extremely difficult conditions. President Bach said: “We want to show the solidarity of the Olympic Movement with our friends here in the Ukrainian Olympic Community because we know that you are living very difficult moments, and we want not only to tell you, we want to show you, we want to reassure you that you are never alone with the Olympic Community. We are with you with our hearts, with our thoughts every day, and we want to support you to make your Olympic dreams come true. Earlier, the President visited a badly damaged sports facility in Kyiv. He was able to see the destruction at the Avangard basketball hall, which was hit during a missile attack on the city. Later the President held hour-long talks with the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky. President Zelensky told the IOC President, “I want to thank you personally for your support for our athletes and the Ukrainian Olympic Community. He also reiterated his strong support for the IOC’s position with regard to the war in Ukraine. President Bach told the Ukrainian President, “I want to thank you for holding such a meeting addressing sport at such a difficult time for your country.  This is further confirmation of your commitment to sport and the Olympic values.  We want to show solidarity in particular with the Ukrainian Olympic Community, and to demonstrate to the athletes and coaches that they are not alone and that we stand by their side. During a media conference, President Zelensky also welcomed the new strengthened initiatives from the International Olympic Committee that the IOC President had announced during the visit, which go beyond coordinating the support for more than 3,000 Ukrainian athletes both at home and abroad. President Bach committed to continuing and even strengthening the IOC’s support for Ukrainian athletes, with a special view to the Olympic Games Paris 2024 and the Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026, and their respective qualifying events. As a result, the aid fund for athletes will be tripled to USD 7.5 million.  And Sergii Bubka, as the coordinator of this fund, will continue to rally and coordinate the support of the entire Olympic Movement beyond this IOC fund. President Bach also committed to convening in Lausanne, together with the NOC and the Sports Minister of Ukraine, a Ukrainian Sport Recovery Conference of the Olympic Movement.
Kamran Steel Punjab Junior Tennis Championship starts
Sports Bulletin Report LAHORE:-The Kamran Steel Punjab Junior Tennis Championship started here at the Punjab Tennis Academy Bagh-e-Jinnah on Monday. PLTA Secretary Rashid Malik (Tamgha-e-Imtiaz), who is also Tournament Director, inaugurated the event at a colorful opening ceremony, which was also attended by players, their families and tennis lovers. PLTA Secretary General Rashid Malik thanked Kamran Steel management for sponsoring this event and hoped that they would continue to support this beautiful game of tennis, which is growing fast in Pakistan with each passing day and Pakistani youngsters have started excelling at ATF and ITF events. Recently, Hussnain Ali Rizwan of Lahore, Punjab has been selected in Grand Slam Junior Development Program Team, which is a great honour for Pakistan, PTF and PLTA. There are so many young tennis stars, who are doing wonders for Pakistan in international events and one of them will win Grand Slam for Pakistan in future Insha'Allah. Earlier in the Under-18 quarterfinals, Hassan beat Ali Jawad 6-1, Waleed Humayun beat Kashan Tariq 6-3, Hamza Jawad beat Zahra Suleiman 6-1 and Asad Zaman beat Aized Khalil 6-3. In the Under-16 quarterfinals, Aized Khalil beat Ali Jawad 6-3 and Kashan Tariq beat Eesa Bilal 6-1. In the boys Under-14 quarterfinals, Mohammad Sohan Noor beat Hafiz Hassan 6-0, Hashir Allan beat Aalay Hussain 6-2 and Abdur Rehman beat Hafiz Hussain 6-0. In the boys/girls Under-12 quarterfinals, Abdur Rehman beat Ahmad Khuda Bakhsh 6-0, Bismil Zia beat Taha Asad 6-0 and Hamza Sohail beat Ahsan Bari 6-0.
Sports Bulletin Report GUYANA:-The fixtures for the 2022 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and the inaugural Women’s Caribbean Premier League (WCPL) have been confirmed. The tournament will visit St Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago and culminate in the final in Guyana. The opening day of the tournament will see the Trinbago Knight Riders Women take on the Barbados Royals women before the current Men’s champions, St Kitts & Nevis Patriots, begin their title defense against the Jamaica Tallawahs. Pete Russell, CPL’s CEO, said: “It is very exciting to be able to confirm the fixtures for this season with this announcement being all the more special with the WCPL taking place for the first time in 2022. We can’t wait to be back travelling around the Caribbean and we are looking forward to welcoming our wonderful fans back into the stadiums across the region.”   Hero CPL 2022 Fixtures St Kitts & Nevis Wednesday 31 August, 3pm Trinbago Knight Riders Women vs Barbados Royals Women Wednesday 31 August, 7pm St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Men vs Jamaica Tallawahs Men Thursday 1 September, 10am Saint Lucia Kings Men vs Trinbago Knight Riders Men Thursday 1 September, 3pm Guyana Amazon Warriors Women vs Trinbago Knight Riders Women Thursday 1 September, 7pm St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Men vs Barbados Royals Men Saturday 3 September, 10am Jamaica Tallawahs Men vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Men Saturday 3 September, 3pm Barbados Royals Women vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Women Saturday 3 September, 7pm St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Men vs Trinbago Knight Riders Men Sunday 4 September, 10am Barbados Royals Men vs Saint Lucia Kings Men Sunday 4 September, 2:30pm WOMEN’S FINAL   Sunday 4 September, 7pm St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Men vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Men Saint Lucia  Wednesday 7 September, 10am Barbados Royals Men vs Trinbago Knight Riders Men Wednesday 7 September, 7pm St Lucia Kings Men vs Jamaica Tallawahs Men Thursday  8 September, 10am  Guyana Amazon Warriors Men vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Men Thursday  8 September, 7pm Saint Lucia Kings Men vs Barbados Royals Men Saturday 10 September, 10am Jamaica Tallawahs Men vs Trinbago Knight Riders Men Saturday 10 September, 7pm Saint Lucia Kings Men vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Men Sunday 11 September, 10am Jamaica Tallawahs Men vs Barbados Royals Men Sunday 11 September, 7pm Saint Lucia Kings Men vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Men Trinidad Tuesday 13 September, 7pm Trinbago Knight Riders Men vs Barbados Royals Men Wednesday 14 September 10am Jamaica Tallawahs Men vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Men Wednesday 14 September, 7pm Trinbago Knight Riders Men vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Men Thursday 15 September, 10am Barbados Royals Men vs Jamaica Tallawahs Men Saturday 17  September, 10am St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Men vs Saint Lucia Kings Men Saturday 17  September, 7pm Trinbago Knight Riders Men vs Jamaica Tallawahs Men Sunday 18 September, 10am Barbados Royals Men vs Guyana Amazon Warriors Men Sunday 18 September, 7pm Trinbago Knight Riders Men vs Saint Lucia Kings Men Guyana Wednesday 21 September, 10am Barbados Royals Men vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Men Wednesday 21 September, 7pm Guyana Amazon Warriors Men vs Jamaica Tallawahs Men Thursday 22 September, 10am Trinbago Knight Riders Men vs St Kitts & Nevis Patriots Men Thursday 22 September, 7pm Guyana Amazon Warriors Men vs Saint Lucia Kings Men Saturday 24 September, 7pm Guyana Amazon Warriors Men vs Trinbago Knight Riders Men Sunday 25 September, 10am Jamaica Tallawahs Men vs Saint Lucia Kings Men Sunday 25 September, 7pm Guyana Amazon Warriors Men vs Barbados Royals Men Tuesday 27 September, 10am Qualifier 1 -  1st place finisher vs 2nd place finisher Tuesday 27 September, 7pm Eliminator – 3rd place finisher vs 4th place finisher Wednesday 28 September, 7pm Qualifier 2 – Winner of Eliminator vs Loser of Qualifier 1  Friday 30 September, 7pm Final – Winner of Qualifier 1 vs Winner of Qualifier 2       
England Lions name squad for matches against South Africa
Sports Bulletin Report LONDON:-England Men's selection panel have named a 13-player squad for England Lions two Royal London 50-over internationals against South Africa starting on 12 July at Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Mo Bobat, ECB Performance Director, said: "It's always great when we can bring some of our best and highest potential players together, particularly to take on senior international opposition. The two games provide an excellent opportunity to continue to grow our depth and assess players' readiness for England. "The squad reflects a balance of England's next best players and some future players of note, as well as high performers from this season's Vitality Blast campaign. "With these games coming at the same time as England ODIs versus India and a County Championship round, we're very appreciative of the collaborative approach of counties, enabling us to field strong teams." The first match at Taunton will permit full squad participation to facilitate South Africa Team preparation for the international white-ball programme, but the second match at Worcester will be played as an 11-a-side List-A match. England Men's Assistant Coach Paul Collingwood has been appointed Head Coach for the two matches.  England Lions Squad versus South Africa: Tom Abell (Somerset-Captain), Rehan Ahmed (Leicestershire), Tom Banton (Somerset-WK), Sam Cook (Essex), Ben Duckett (Nottinghamshire), Steven Eskinazi (Middlesex), Sam Hain (Warwickshire), Adam Hose (Warwickshire), Benny Howell (Gloucestershire), Jake Lintott (Warwickshire), David Payne (Gloucestershire), George Scrimshaw (Derbyshire), Will Smeed (Somerset).

CRICKET - ICC05 Jul 2022

Player of the Month nominees for June announced
Aamir Ali Janjua Dubai (UAE):-The shortlist for the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award for June is dominated by batting superstars from England and New Zealand following their recent ICC World Test Championship (WTC) series. England enjoyed a successful start to Brendan McCullum’s coaching reign in the longest format, and two figureheads of their 3-0 whitewash of New Zealand, Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root, are shortlisted after outstanding contributions in three successful run chases. The lineup is completed by New Zealand batting ace, Daryl Mitchell, thanks to several key performances through the series. The ICC Women’s Player of the Month shortlist features two icons of South Africa with bat and ball. Shabnim Ismail dazzled while spearheading the bowling attack in their One Day International (ODI) series against Ireland, while compatriot Marizanne Kapp is nominated following her fierce resistance at the crease in the Test match against England. Starring for her opponents in that same match, England’s Nat Sciver is also included among the nominees in celebration of her outstanding display with the bat in her side’s mammoth first innings total. Jonny Bairstow (ENG) Bairstow was at his brutal best during the WTC series against New Zealand, scoring 394 runs at an average of 78.80. Despite a quiet showing at Lord’s, he recorded the second fastest century for an English batter in Tests when he struck a phenomenal 136 in the second innings in Nottingham. His partnership alongside skipper Ben Stokes shifted the momentum of the second Test in memorable fashion and helped clinch victory against the odds. Bairstow continued where he left off in the final Test, bludgeoning his way to England’s second-fastest 150 which laid the foundation for the series whitewash. Daryl Mitchell (NZ) Despite their WTC series defeat, Mitchell was a constant threat to an otherwise impressive and effective England bowling attack. Frequently arriving at the crease with his side’s backs against the wall, at times he appeared in unstoppable form, ending the series having amassed 538 runs at an average of 107.60, only failing to pass the half-century mark in one innings and registering a century in each match. This remarkable series of scores sees him nominated for the first time. Joe Root (ENG) Root continued his extraordinary form in the longest format, which stretches back well over the last 12 months. His unbeaten 115 in the second innings of the first Test at Lord’s secured victory and set the tone for three successful run chases against the current WTC title-holders, with Root seeing his side home in two of them. Passing the 10,000 Test runs milestone during the series, his scores of 176 and 86 not out in the second and third Tests helped him reclaim top spot in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Test Batting rankings in June and saw him end the month with 396 runs at an average of 99.00. Shabnim Ismail (SA) Ismail was once again the key weapon in the South African bowling attack during the ODI series in Ireland, taking 11 wickets at an incredible average of 5.00. Returning impressive figures of three for 16, three for 31 and a stunning five for eight in the final match in Dublin, she led from the front to reduce the hosts to scores of 69, 213 and 89, securing comfortable wins in each of the three fixtures. Ismail is shortlisted for the first time since she won the inaugural ICC Women’s Player of the Month award back in January 2021. Marizanne Kapp (SA) Kapp also celebrates her first nomination since January 2021 following her epic batting performances that proved crucial to rescuing her side in the sole Test match against England at Taunton. Her masterful 150 in the first innings set a national record for the highest Test score by a South African female and allowed her side to post a respectable 284 in response to a big first innings total by England. She continued to frustrate her opponents in the second innings by following up with 43 not out, salvaging an important draw. Nat Sciver (ENG) Sciver’s remarkable form in international cricket continues and sees her nominated for the second time in three months. England’s batters struggled to impose themselves on South Africa early in the Taunton Test, and at one point stood at 121 for five. Sciver struck an unbeaten 169 to help set an imposing 417 for eight, which would have been enough to secure victory but for rain and Kapp’s resilience.
Irfan Saeed, Azeem Sarwar), Anjum Bashir and Murad Ali qualify reach in semi-finals of Men Singles
Sports Bulletin Report BAHAWALPUE:-Irfan Saeed, Azeem Sarwar (Wapda), Anjum Bashir (Army) and Murad Ali (KP) have moved into Men’s Singles semifinal of the All Pakistan Ranking Badminton Tournament Bahawalpur after winning their respective matches on Monday. Results (Day-III): Men's Single (Quarter Final): Murad Ali (KP) beat Awais Zahid (Wapda) retired hurt Azeem Sarwar (Wapda) beat Mohammad Ali Larosh (Wapda) 21-18, 21-19 Irfan Saeed (Wapda) beat Raja Mohammad Hasnain (Army) 21-10, 15-21, 21-10 Anjum Bashir (Army) beat Muqeet Tahir (Wapda) 18-21, 21-10, 21-14 Women's Single (Quarterfinals): Mahoor Shahzad (Wapda) beat Zubaira Islam (SNGPL) 21-10, 21-08 Amal Muneeb (PB) beat Umama Usman (Army) 21-06, 21-11 Ghazala Siddique (Wapda) beat Ammarah Ishtiaq (Sindh) 21-10, 21-13 Alja Tariq (Balo) beat Saima Waqas (Wapda) 21-10, 21-14 Results of overnight matches: Men's Double: Raja Mohmmad Hasnain (Army) & Raja Zulqarnain Haider (Wapda) beat Ali Nawab Dil & Hafiz Wasif (Wapda) 21-15, 22-20 Muteeb Sohail (KRL) & Ahmer Jalal (HEC) beat Shayan Tanveer & Ashan Tanveer (PB) 21-17, 17-21, 21-19 Muqeet Tahir (Wapda) & Anjum Bashir (Army) beat Anas Akhtar & Raza Ali Adil (PB) 21-09, 21-4 Shahmeer Iftikhar (SNGPL) & Mohammad Rizwan (Wapda) beat Mohammad  Jamal (Army) & Abdul Hassan (Army) 21-11, 21-15 Irfan Saeed & Zunain Javed (Wapda) beat Rai Abdul Manan (Army) & Mahmood -Ur- Rehman (PB) 21-15, 25-23 Uaakeph Khan & Uzair Khan (KRL) beat Fazal Ur Rehman & Tahir Khan (Police) Walk Over Mohammad Noman (SNGPL) & Ali Chishti (ISB) beat Hamzan Khan (KP) & Afnan Khan (PB) 21-10, 19-21, 21-18 Umer Jahangir (KP) & Zohaib Khan Khalil (Police) beat Ahmed Tariq (SNGPL) & Ahmad Faizan (Wapda) 21-15, 21-19 Mohammad Taimur (KP) & Zubair Shah (KP) beat Shoaib Riaz & Ali Khan (Army) 21-15, 25-23 Mohammad Atique & Hashir Bashir (Wapda) beat Aoun Abbas & Soban Jamil (Wapda) 21-18, 21-16 Omer Zeeshan & Khalil Ur Rehman (Wapda) beat Kashif Nawaz (KP) & Hamad Jamal (WAPDA) 24-22, 21-19 Azeem Sarwar (Wapda) & Murad Ali (KP) beat Tayyab Shafiq (HEC) & Shehroz Jamil (Wapda) 21-17, 21-15 Shabbar Hussain & Adnan Aziz (Wapda) beat Rohan Haseeb & Rohail Haseeb (PB) 21-14, 15-21, 21-19 Yasir Ali & Abuzar Rasheed (HEC) beat Jalees Konain (PB) & Yawar (PB) 21-17, 21-14 Usama Shafi & Shujaat Ali Khan (Wapda) beat Shayan Khan (KP)& Zuhaib Khan (KP) 21-6, 21-12 Awais Zahid & Mohammad Ali Larosh (Wapda) beat Tasheen Ullah (WAPDA) & Abdullah Latif (ARMY) 21-14, 21-17 Men's Double (Pre- Quarterfinals) Raja Mohmmad Hasnain (Army) & Raja Zulqarnain Haider (Wapda) beat Muteeb Sohail (KRL) & Ahmer Jalal (HEC) 21-14, 21-17 Muqeet Tahir (Wapda) & Anjum Bashir (Army) beat Shahmeer Iftikhar (SNGPL) & Mohammad Rizwan (Wapda) 21-19, 21-18 Irfan Saeed & Zunain Javed (Wapda) beat Uaakeph Khan & Uzair Khan (KRL) 21-18, 21-13 Mohammad Noman (SNGPL) & Ali Chishti (ISB) beat Umer Jahangir (KP) & Zohaib Khan Khalil (Police) 21-16, 21-16 Mohammad Atique & Hashir Bashir (Wapda) beat Mohammad Taimur (KP) & Zubair Shah (KP) 21-12, 21-17 Azeem Sarwar (Wapda) & Murad Ali (KP) beat Omer Zeeshan & Khalil Ur Rehman (Wapda) 19-21, 21-16, 21-12 Yasir Ali & Abuzar Rasheed (HEC) beat Shabbar Hussain & Adnan Aziz (Wapda) 21-11, 21-17 Awais Zahid & Mohammad Ali Larosh (Wapda) beat Usama Shafi & Shujaat Ali Khan (Wapda) 21-18, 22-20 Women's Double: Shahnaz Shah & Rubab Imtiaz (Wapda) beat Minahil Khan & Madiha Ilyas (ISB) 21-10, 21-12 Laiba Masoud (Wapda) & Amal Muneeb (PB) beat Maryam Hanif (Sindh) & Umam (Army) 21-15, 21-19 Wirdha Gouhar (SNGPL) & Hina Insad (Wapda) beat Zoha Murad & Rabia (Wapda) 21-5, 21-3 Ammarah Ishtiaq & Rosheen Ijaz (Sindh) beat Tayyaba Shafiq & Umama Khuram (PB) walk over Saba Rasheed (Wapda) & Sana Hanif (Sindh) beat Khadija Nasir & Kainaat Raees (HEC) 21-12, 21-16 Women's Double (Pre-Quarterfinals): Mahoor Shahzad & Ghazala Siddique (Wapda) beat Sehar Majeed & Asna Shahbaz (PB) 21-04, 21-03 Hadia Ashfaq & Quratulain (HEC) beat Hadia Ashfaq & Quratulain (HEC) 21-10, 21-11 Sehra Akram & Huma Javeed (Wapda) beat Rida Hanif & Yasmeen Shahzadi (Army) 21-05, 17-21, 21-10 Laiba Masoud (Wapda) & Amal Muneeb (PB) beat Aqsa Zikriya (SNGPL) & Sidra Hameed (Wapda) 21-19, 21-9 Zubaira Islam (SNGPL) & Bushra Qayum (Wapda) beat Wirdha Gouhar (SNGPL) & Hina Insad (Wapda) 21-14, 12-7 (retired hurt) Ammarah Ishtiaq & Rosheen Ijaz (Sindh) beat Mehmoona Ameer & Khizra Rasheed (Wapda) 21-17, 21-15 Alja Tariq & Sumiya Tariq (Balo) beat Saba Rasheed (Wapda) & Sana Hanif (Sindh) 21-05, 21-09 Saima waqas & Farzana Ali (Wapda) beat Maryam Amir & Anoml Rasheed (Wapda) Walk Over