Oman Cricket: Salman Stores, Powertech record contrasting victories

Sports Saturday 19/November/2016 15:58 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman Cricket: Salman Stores, Powertech record contrasting victories

Muscat: Salman Stores registered a two-wicket win over Ooredoo in a Khimji Ramdas-sponsored A Division cricket match on Friday.
Batting first, Oordeoo were all out for 168 in 39.1 overs. Vijeesh top scored with 38. Abdul Nawed and Sajjad Ali claimed three wickets each for Salman Stores.
In reply, Salman Stores scored 171 for eight in 32.4 overs. Abdul Majeed top scored with 51.
Brief scores: Ooredoo 168 in 39.1 overs (Vijeesh 38; Sajjad Ali 3/24) lost to Salman Stores 171 for 8 in 32.4 overs (Abdul Majeed 51). Points: Ooredoo – 0, Salman Stores – 5.
Al Mada beaten
In a B Division match, Powertech defeated Al Mada by 14 runs. Batting first, Powertech scored 202 for nine in 30 overs. Prabhakaran top scored with 65. Rajesh Shetty and Nishant Bhaskar claimed two wickets each for Al Mada.
In reply, Al Mada were bowled out for 188 in 28.5 overs. Shebaz top scored with 50. Younis Murad claimed three wickets for Powertech.
Brief scores: Powertech 202 for 9 in 30 overs (Prabhakaran 65) bt Al Mada 188 in 28.5 overs (Shebaz 50; Younis Murad 3/38). Points: Powertech – 2, Al Mada – 0.
Al Mardhuf win
In a C Division match, Al Mardhuf defeated Newrest Wacasco by four wickets. Batting first, Newrest Wacasco were bowled out for 118 in 19.5 overs. Jakir Hussain claimed four wickets for Al Mardhuf.
In reply, Al Mardhuf scored 122 for six in 15.3 overs. Shoaib Al Balushi top scored with 52.
Brief scores: Newrest Wacasco 118 in 19.5 overs (Bibin Sasi 36; Jakir Hussain 4/18) lost to Al Mardhuf 122 for 6 in 15.3 overs (Shoaib Al Balushi 52). Points: Newrest Wacasco – 0, Al Mardhuf – 3.