Oman Cricket: Suraj's ton goes vain as PTI notch big win

Sports Tuesday 04/October/2016 17:39 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman Cricket: Suraj's ton goes vain as PTI notch big win

Muscat: Passage to India notched a huge victory against Al Turki NMC in the Muscat Pharmacy sponsored Premier Division match played at the Al Amerat Ground.
Put into bat, Passage to India (PTI) scored 272 for 8 wkts in 50 overs with Jaymin Tailor (76: 85 balls) top scoring. Mohammed Saeed added quick fire 48 runs in 47 deliveries. Rohit Malik of Al Turki claimed 4 wickets for 64 runs.
Chasing the big total, Al Turki managed 170 for 9 in 50 overs after Bilal Khan and Al Turki (3 wickets each) ripped the top order to have them reeling at 67 for 9.
It need a fine century by Suraj Kumar (103 not out) to win Al Turki some respectability in the run chase.
Brief scores: PTI 272 for 8 in 50 overs (Jaymin Taylor 76 n.o., Mohammed Saeed 48, Rohit Maik 4 for 64) beat Al Turki 170 for 9 in 50 overs (Suraj Kumar 103 not out, Bilal Khan3 for 30, Rana Naeem 3 for 21). Points: PTI 5(with bonus); Al Turki 0

Bahihi win
In a E Division match, Bahihi defeated Al Fairuz by 126 runs at the Municipality Ground. Batting first, Bahihi scored 208 for 8 in 20 overs with Suraj Rao (46) top scoring.
Later Kishore Krishnan (5 for 10) helped Bahihi bowl out Al Fairuz for a paltry 82.
Brief scores: Bahihi 208 for 8 in 20 overs (Suraj Rao 46) beat Al Fairuz 82 all out in 14.5 overs (Kishore Krishnan 5 for 10). Points: Bahihi 3 (WB); Al Fairuz 0.

MCCC lose
Mecamac Royals defeated MCCC by 5 wickets in a F Division match.
Put into bat, MCCC scored 132 for 8 in 20 overs with the help of 67 runs by Rajan Berry. Mohammed Riaz claimed four wickets.
Mecamac Royals chased the score in 15.2 overs losing five wickets. Sajeev top scored 44 runs and Sami contributed 33.
Brief scores: MCCC 132 for 8 in 20 overs (Rajan Berry 67), Mohammed Riaz 4 for 18 lost to Mecamac Royals 133 for 5 in 15.2 overs (Sajeev 44, Sami33). Points: Mecamac Royals 3 (with bonus); MCCC 0.

Multi Pump win
Multi Pump Engineering edged past OCT Mabella winning the G Division match just by 6 runs.
Put into batc, Multi Pump Engineering scored 159 runs for 9 in 20 overs. Akhtar Ashraf scored a quick 68 runs in 49 balls and was helped by Asjad Shah, who scored 32 in just 18 balls. Asad Mohammed (4 for 30) and Shareef Pindok (3 for 21) were the best bowlers for the Mabella team, who fell short of target by 6 runs.
Brief scores: Multi Pump Engineering 159 for 9 in 20 overs (Akthar Ashraf 68, Asjad Shah 32, Asaad Mohammed 4 for 30, Shareef Pindook 4 for 21) beat OCT Mabelah 153 for 8 in 20 overs (Shabir Ahmed 29, Salim Ismail 27). Points: Multi Pump 2; OCT Mabelah 0

QBG beat RKG
In another G Division match Ramesh Khimji Group (RKG) lost to QBG. Batting first RKG scored 118 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in 20 overs. Abhishek Kalla top scored with 40 runs..
In Reply QBG chased the target in just 13.5 overs with four wickets.
Brief scores: Ramesh Khimji Group 118 for 9 in 20 overs (Abhisehek Kalla 40, Ali 4 for 24) lost to QBG 119 for 6 in 13.5 overs (Sarath 30 not out). Points: Ramesh Khimji 0; QBG 3(with bonus)

Victory for RAHRC
In a H Divison match, RAHRC defeated NBO Munz to gain bonus point. Nandkumar Jadhav (54) and Sujith Ramesh (88) batted well for the winners.
Brief scores: RAHRC 199 for 9 in 20 overs (Sujith Ramesh 88, Nandkumar Jadhav 54, Imran Kasmi 3 for 2) beat NBO MUNZ 139 for 6 in 20 overs (Umamaheswara Rao 61, Saket Mistry 40). Points: RAHRAC 3 (with bonus); NBO Munz 0

MSE beat Majees
In another H Divison, Majees lost to Mustafa Sultan Enterprise by four wickets.
Brief scores: Majees 128 for 9 in 20 overs (Manu Magolandan 37, Vishnu 4 for 20, Shuaib Gani 3 for 21) lost to Mustafa Sultan Enterprise 131 for 6 in 16.5 overs (Shuhaib Gani 36, Gopalakrishna 31). Points: MSE 2; Majees 0

Win for Al Hail B
OCT Al Hail B defeated Shanfari Group by 3 wickets in a I Division match played at the SQU ground.
Stars for Al Hail B were Younus Rahim Al Balushi and Anaya Allah.
Brief scores: Shanfari Group 145 for 9 in 20 overs (Nadeem Qureshi 35, Kamal Haider 29) lose to Oct Al Hail ‘B’ 146 for 7 in 18.4 overs (Younus Rahim 64, Anaya Allah 26, Mehmood 4-0-31-3). Points OCT Al Hail ‘B’ 2; Shanfari Group 0

BOC defeated
BOC lost to Design Group by 7 wickets in a J Division match played at the SQU ground.
Brief scores: BOC 122 all out in 19.5 overs (Saif Shamsuddin 53, Sanjit R 35, Yashwantha 3 for 18) lost to Design Group 123 for 3 in 12.3 overs (Vinoth 44, Hari Venkataraman 41 not out). Points: Design Group 3 (with bonus); BOC 0