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1957–58 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy

1957–58 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy
Dates11 October 1957 (1957-10-11) – 16 March 1958 (1958-03-16)
Administrator(s)Pakistan Cricket Board
Cricket formatFirst-class
Tournament format(s)round-robin, semi-finals and final
ChampionsBahawalpur (2nd title)
Participants15
Matches26
Most runsIqbal Chaudhri (392)
Most wicketsIsrar Ali (35)
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The 1957–58 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy was the fourth edition of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy, the domestic first-class cricket competition in Pakistan.

Matches in the competition were played from 11 October 1957 to 16 March 1958, with the group stage matches played over three days, the semi-finals over four days, and the final over five days.

In the final, Bahawalpur defeated Karachi C by 211 runs, claiming their second title. Two Bahawalpur players, Iqbal Chaudhri and Israr Ali, led the competition in runs and wickets, respectively.

Group stage

The winner of each zone, marked in bold, qualified for the semi-finals.[1]

Position determined by total points; matches finishing in a draw or a tie were decided on first innings scores, with points awarded as follows:
  • Win = 3 points
  • Draw having led on first innings = 2 points
  • Draw with no decision on first innings = 1 point
  • Loss or draw having trailed on first innings = 0 points

Finals

Semi-finals

8–10 February 1958
Scorecard
v
Dacca University
405 (137 overs)
Israr Ali 79
Alauddin 4/29
39 (32 overs)
Aziz-ur-Rehman 8*
Israr Ali 6/1
111 (66.2 overs)
Ali Zafar 30
Riaz Mahmood 7/33
Bahawalpur won by an innings and 255 runs
Bahawal Stadium, Bahawalpur
Umpires: Kaleem Ahmed and Tawakkal Majeed
  • Bahawalpur won the toss and elected to bat.

10–13 March 1958
Scorecard
v
346 (142.2 overs)
Anis-ul-Ghani 80
Humayun Zaman 4/69
165 (78.2 overs)
Shakoor Ahmed 99
Antao D'Souza 5/30
173 (64.2 overs)
Aftab Saeed 52
Humayun Zaman 5/32
220 (49.2 overs)
Humayun Zaman 57*
Antao D'Souza 5/53
Karachi C won by 134 runs
Parsi Institute Ground, Karachi
Umpires: Daud Khan and Qamaruddin Butt
  • Karachi C won the toss and elected to bat.

Final

16–20 March 1958
Scorecard
v
263 (110.3 overs)
Shujauddin Butt 75
Saboor Ahmed 4/47
226 (85 overs)
Anis-ul-Ghani 127
Shujauddin Butt 4/66
256 (111 overs)
Shujauddin Butt 42
Abdul Wahab 5/93
82 (41.1 overs)
Mahboob Shah 23
Israr Ali 4/18
Bahawalpur won by 211 runs
Bahawal Stadium, Bahawalpur
Umpires: Idrees Baig and Shujaddin Siddiqui
  • Bahawalpur won the toss and elected to bat.

Statistics

Most runs

The top five run-scorers are included in this table, listed by runs scored and then by batting average.[2]

Player Team Runs Inns Avg Highest 100s 50s
Iqbal Chaudhri Bahawalpur 392 9 56.00 70 0 4
Shakoor Ahmed Punjab 357 8 44.62 99 0 3
Alimuddin Karachi A 317 3 158.50 131* 2 1
Mohammad Ramzan Bahawalpur 297 8 42.42 91 0 3
Hanif Mohammad Karachi A 269 2 269.00 146* 2 0

Most wickets

The top five wicket-takers are listed in this table, listed by wickets taken and then by bowling average.[3]

Player Team Overs Wkts Ave 5 10 BBI
Israr Ali Bahawalpur 231.4 35 12.45 3 1 9/58
Haseeb Ahsan Peshawar 106.0 26 9.76 4 1 8/23
Sajid Ali Punjab 173.3 26 14.84 0 0 4/34
Mohammad Ramzan Bahawalpur 191.3 25 12.72 2 0 7/37
Ismail Gul East Pakistan A 112.3 23 5.86 3 2 7/29

References

  1. ^ "Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 1957/58 | Points tables". Pakistan Cricket Board. Cricket Archive. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  2. ^ Batting and fielding in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 1957/58 (ordered by runs) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 April 2016.
  3. ^ Bowling in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 1957/58 (ordered by wickets) – CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 April 2016.


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