Oman Cricket: NBO Muzn, Masters and Maxitech win
January 15, 2018 | 4:47 PM
by Times News Service
H Division: Maxitech International pose for a group photo after their win over FDH Crazy Challengers. Photo - Supplied

Muscat: Brilliant bowling by Ashish Kumar Pathak guided NBO Muzn to six-wicket victory against Mehul Enterprises in an F Division match at Muscat Municipality Ground II in Al Amerat.

Batting first, Mehul scored 155 for eight in 20 overs. Shadab Kazi topscored with unbeaten 38 off 25 while Javed Mohammed contributed 32 off 20. Ashish bowled splendidly to claim four wickets for just 15 runs.

NBO romped to victory without much trouble, scoring 158 for four in 17.1 overs. Rohit Gupta hit 43 off 33 balls while Ismail Ghulam scored run-a-ball 25 not out.

Ali Akbar and Imran Khan bagged two wickets each.

Brief scores: Mehul Enterprises 155 for 8 in 20 overs (Shadab Kazi 38 n.o., Javed Mohammed 32; Ashish Kumar Pathak 4/11) lost to NBO Muzn 158 for 4 in 17.1 overs (Rohit Gupta 43, Ismail Ghulam 25).

Classic CT beaten

Riding on excellent performances by Bhavin Sampat and Danish Mohammed, Muscat Masters pipped Classic CT at the post in an exciting last-over finish in a G Division clash at Muscat Municipality Ground IV.

Invited to bat first, Classic CT posted a robust total of 158 for seven thanks to a superb knock of 62 off 43 balls by Asif Mohammed while Ashraf Mohammed scored 27 off 20. Bhavin Sampat and Mohammed Chowdary claimed three wickets each.

Masters managed their chase well, scoring 161 for six in 19.1 overs for a sweet four-wicket win. Danish Mohammed topscored with a swashbuckling 40 not out off 20 balls. Narendra Vandaria (34 off 28) and Mohammed Chowdary (26 off 23) batted well too. Matiullah took three wickets for Classic.

Brief scores: Classic CT 158 for 7 in 20 overs (Asif Mohammed 62, Ashraf Mohammed 27; Bhavin Sampat 3/25, Mohammed Chowdary 3/32) lost to Muscat Masters 161 for 6 in 19.1 overs (Danish Mohammed 40 n.o., Narendra Vandaria 34, Mohammed Chowdary 26; Matiullah 3/27).

Mohan inspires Maxitech

Four-wicket Mohan Babu Murugan bowled Maxitech International to a four-wicket victory against FDH Crazy Challengers in an H Division match at OAC Ground III in Seeb.

Asked to bat first, Challengers were struggling at 101 for five before being dismissed for 129 in the 19th over. Dipu Ramachandran scored 48 off 40 while Praveen Kumar contributed 27 of 28. Mohan Babu bagged four wickets while Noushad Haneefa took two for Maxitech.

Reeling at 36 for four in nine overs, Maxitech staged a remarkable recovery, winning the game on the penultimate ball of the final over, scoring 130 for six. Raghunath Masanam (28 off 24) and Mifas Mohamed (26 off 17) were the main scorers. Fahad Hamsa claimed two wickets.

Brief scores: FDH Crazy Challengers 129 all out in 18.1 overs (Dipu Ramachandran 48, Praveen Kumar 27; Mohan Babu Murugan 4/36, Noushad Haneefa 2/30) lost to Maxitech International 130 for 6 in 19.5 overs (Raghunath Masanam 28, Mifas Mohamed 26; Fahad Hamsa 2/22).

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