Muscat: Sinha CT recorded OCT Muscat by five wickets in a Muscat Pharmacy and Stores-sponsored Premier Division cricket match at the Ministry of Sports Affairs ground during the morning session on Friday.
Batting first, OCT Muscat CT were bowled out for 137 in 35.2 overs. Samir Mohammed top scored with 41 rruns. Ishara and Nalinda claimed three wickets each for Sinha.
In reply, Sinha raced to victory in 21.5 overs, scoring 139 runs for the loss of five wickets. Dhammika and Chaminda scored 54 and 43 runs respectively. Mohammed Aslam claimed three wickets for OCT Muscat.
Brief scores: OCT Muscat 137 in 35.2 overs (Samir Mohammed 41; Nalinda 3/12) lost to Sinha 139 for 5 in 21.5 overs (Dhammika 54; Mohammed Aslam 3/19). Points: Sinha CT - 3, OCT Muscat – 0.
Renaissance beat Galfar
In an Khimji Ramdas-sponsored A division match, Renaissance defeated Galfar by 141 runs at the Municipality Ground I during the morning session on Friday.
Batting first, Renaissance piled up 282 for seven in 30 overs with Jahanzeb top scoring with 116. Rizwan claimed three wickets for Galfar.
In reply, Galfar were restricted 141 in 27.1 overs. Asmeer, Deepak and Faisal claimed two wickets apiece.
Brief scors: Renaissance:282 for 7 in 30 overs (Jahanzeb 116; Rizwan 3/39) beat Galfar 141 in 27.1 overs. (Faisal 2/21).
Points: Renaissance – 3, Galfar – 0.
E&Y down Al Mardhuf
In a Muscat Poly Products-sponsored C Division match, E&Y defeated Al Mardhuf by eight runs at the Municipality Ground I during the afternoon session on Friday.
Batting first, E&Y put on 188 for eight in 20 overs. Omar Sarfaraz top scored with 64 runs. Tejas claimed three wickets for Mardhuf. In reply, Mardhuf scored 180 for nine in 20 overs. Vishal top scored with 42.
Brief scores: E&Y 188 for 8 in 20 overs (Omar Sarafaraz 64; Tejas 3/31) bt Mardhuf 180 for 9 in 20 overs (Vishal 42).
Points: E&Y – 2, Al Mardhuf - 0.