PDO, Trust Oilfield and Fahad Express post victories
February 4, 2018 | 4:58 PM
by Times News Service
Trust Oilfield stars: From left, Sudhir Chulliyil Valappil, Shakeel Khan, Mujeeb Sammi and Shahid Mehmood. Photo - Supplied

Muscat: Superb all-round performance by Abdul Naveed led PDO to an easy 55-run victory against Attic Outdoors in a Raha Poly Products-sponsored C Division match at Muscat Municipality Ground I in A Amerat.

Batting first, PDO piled up 207 for six in 20 overs. Abdul Naveed top-scored with 77 off 51 balls while Azhar Habib slammed 68 off 38. Mujtaba Ahmed and Roswin Anto bagged two wickets each for Attic Outdoors.

In reply, Attic Outdoors never really recovered from Hassan Siddiui’s twin strike in the first over and 152 for seven was all they could manage in their allotted 20 overs.

Zun Noorain top-scored with an unbeaten 51 off 37 while Shakeel Khan whacked 33 off 16. Rajesh Khetani claimed three wikcets while Abdul Naveed bagged two.

Brief scores: PDO 207 for 6 in 20 overs (Abdul Naveed 77, Azhar Habib 68; Mujtaba Ahmed 2/46, Roswin Anto 2/47) bt Attic Outdoors 152 for 7 in 20 overs (Zun Noorain 51 n.o., Shakeel Khan 33; Rajesh Khetani 3/17, Abdul Naveed 2/26).

Mujeeb lifts Trust Oilfield

Trust Oilfield defeated Moosa Abdul Rehman Hassan (MARH) by four wickets thanks to a whirlwind 17-ball 41 not out by Mujeeb in an Enhance-sponsored D Division game at Muscat Municipality Ground II.

Asked to bat first, MARH posted 151 for five in 20 overs thanks to valuable knocks by Muhammed Rizwan (49 off 38) and Vishal Shetty (42 off 21). Shakeel Khan took two wickets for Trust Oilfield.

In reply, Trust Oilfield overhauled the target in 17.4 overs, scoring 154 for six. Apart from Mujeeb’s hurricane knock that included five towering sixes, Qamar Nazir batted well too, contributing 30 off 22. Muhammed Ahsan and Varadarajan Ramesh claimed two wickets each.

Brief scores: MARH 151 for 5 in 20 overs (Muhammed Rizwan 49, Vishal Shetty 42; Shakeel Khan 2/26) lost to Trust Oilfield 154 for 6 in 17.4 overs (Mujeeb Sammi 41 n.o., Qamar Nazir 30, Shahid Mehmood 19, Sudhir Chulliyil Valappil 17 n.o.; Muhammed Ahsan 2/24, Caradarajan Ramesh 2/26).

Sooraj stars for Fahad Express

E Division: Fahad Express team pose for a group photo after their win over MCCC A. Photo - Supplied

Captain Sooraj Raj powered Fahad Express to a massive 10-wicket win over MCCC A in an E Division game in Al Amerat.

MCCC A were dismissed 110 in 18.2 overs with Sooraj taking four wickets while Hafiz Noman bagged two. Young Muzahir Raza was the only batsman to impress, scoring a solid 40 off 52.

In reply, Fahad Express raced to the target in just 8.3 overs, scoring 111 for no loss with Sooraj Raj and Sherin Varghese remaining unbeaten on 51 and 50 respectively.

Brief scores: MCCC A 110 all out in 18.2 overs (Muzahir Raza 40; Sooraj Raj 4/18, Hafiz Noman 2/13) lost to Fahad Express 111 for no loss in 8.3 overs (Sooraj Raj 51 n.o., Sherin Varghese 50).

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