Oman Cricket: Maxitech, Danmark, ISM, MCCC A record victories
November 14, 2017 | 5:06 PM
by Times News Service
Maxitech stars: From left, Vinu Narayanan, Sajeev Sathyanandan and Rahul Rajeev. Photo - Supplied

Muscat: A match-winning all-round show by Sajeev Sathyanandan saw Maxitech International record an eight-wicket win over Sketch International in an H Division game at OAC Gound III in Al Seeb.

Sajeev first bowled beautifully, taking two wickets for 24 as his side dismissed Sketch International for 146 in 20 overs. He was later instrumental in Maxitech winning the game comfortably in 13.1 overs, scoring a hurricane 77 off 38 balls.

Brief scores: Sketch International 146 all out in 20 overs (Sharon Sebastian 41, Zahid Din 32; Vinu Narayanan 2/20, Sajeev Sathyanandan 2/24, Mifas Mohamed 2/29) lost to Maxitech International 149 for 2 in 13.1 overs (Sajeev Sathyanandan 77, Rahul Rajeev 36).

Johan ton powers Danmark

I Division: Danmark players pose for a group photo after their win over Kone CT. Photo - Supplied

A superb unbeaten century by Johan Cilliers steered Danmark to a 10-wicket victory over Kone CT in an I Division match at OAC Gound III .

Requiring 166 for victory, Danmark raced to the target in the 16th over, scoring 168 without loss with Johan notching up 116 off 64 balls. Fellow opener Doresh Devender scored 40 not out off 28.

Brief scores: Kone CT 165 all out in 19.5 overs (Harshith Kumar 31, Shabeer Musthafa 25, Mahesh Kumar 24; Hossain Sajad 3/27, Prathamesh Kumble 2/18, Junaid Iqbal 2/26) lost to Danmark 168 for no loss in 15.2 overs (Johan Cilliers 116 n.o., DoreshDevender 40 n.o).

Chahel, Ankith star for ISM

Batsman Chahel Balasubramaniyan and all-rounder Ankith Rao helped Indian School Muscat (ISM) to an easy win over Sri Lankan School Muscat (SLSM) in a 30-over Under-16 League game at Muscat Municipality Ground I in Al Amerat.

Batting first, SLSM were bowled out for 179 in the 29th over. Movindu Movith top-scored with 62 off 66 balls. Ankith took three wickets while Azam Ali and Jayesh Anil bagged two each.

Chahel led the chase with a 60-ball 70 while Ankith scored an unbeaten 41 off 37 balls as ISM achieved the target in the 25th overs, losing only two wickets.

Brief scores: SLSM 179 all out in 28.3 overs (Movindu Movith 60; Ankith Rao 3/23, Azam Ali 2/22, Jayesh Anil 2/26) lost to ISM 180 for 2 in 24.3 overs (Chahel Balasubramaniyan 70, Ankith Rao 41 n.o., Udantha Paliwadana 2/28).

Gyan, Saami lift MCCC A

MCCC A heroes: From left, Arjun Dhiman, Gyan Ganesh and Saami Kabir Khan. Photo - Supplied

In an Under-13 League match, MCCC A inflicted a heavy defeat on Bosher Olympic Center (BOC), thanks to sterling performances by Gyan Ganesh Banja, Saami Kabir Khan and Arjunsuresh Dhiman at Muscat Municipality Ground I on Friday.

Batting first, MCCC A piled up a huge 243 for one in 20 overs with each of their top three batsmen making a huge impression. Gyan remained unbeaten on 88 off 56 ball, Saami scored a stylish 69 off 45 while Arjunsuresh hit a swashbuckling 62 off 27 balls.

Facing a daunting task, BOC folded up for just 67 in 14 overs. Saami and Adhithya Ramaswamy led the bowling honours, taking two wickets each.

Brief scores: MCCC A 243 for 1 in 20 overs (Gyan Ganesh 88 n.o., Saami Kabir Khan 69, Arjunsuresh Dhiman 62 n.o.) bt BOC 67 all out in 14 overs (Adhithya Ramaswamy 2/4, Saami Kabir Khan 2/11).

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