Oman Cricket: Muscat, Al Turki in contrasting victories

Sports Sunday 18/December/2016 17:54 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman Cricket: Muscat, Al Turki in contrasting victories

Muscat: Muscat CT recorded a 76-run victory over Raha CT in an Oman Cricket Premier Division T20 match at the Ministry of Sports Affairs Ground I on Saturday.
Batting first, Muscat CT scored 156 for five in 20 overs. Rajesh Ranpura top scored with 50. In reply, Raha CT restricted to 80 for nine in 20 overs. Rajesh Ranpura claimed three scalps for Muscat CT.
Brief scores: Muscat CT 156 for 5 in 20 overs (Rajesh Ranpura 50) bt Raha 80 for 9 in 20 overs (Rajesh Ranpura 3/9). Points: Raha – 0, Muscat CT – 5.
Sinha lose
In another Premier Division T20 match, Al Turki defeated Sinha by five runs. Batting first, Al Turki put on 150 for four in 20 overs. Yogesh Patel top scored with 40. In reply, Sinha fell short of the target scoring 145 for five in 20 overs. Dhammika Premadasa top scored with 58. Jayesh Odedera claimed two wickets for Al Turki.
Brief scores: Al Turki 150 for 4 in 20 overs (Yogesh Patel 40) bt Sinha 145 for 5 in 20 overs (Dhammika Premadasa 58; Jayesh Odedera 2/16). Points: Al Turki – 4, Sinha – 0.
NYDT beat OCT Muscat
In an A Division match, National Youth Development Team (NYDT) defeated OCT Muscat by 16 runs. Batting first, NYDT were all out for 185 in 38.5 overs. Yousuf Abdul Rahim top scored with 54 for NYDT. Shoaib Al Balushi claimed four wickets for OCT Muscat.
In reply, OCT Muscat were bowled out for 169 in 33.1 overs. Faraz Al Balushi top scored with 41. Jaspreet Singh claimed three wickets for NYDT.
Brief scores: NYDT 185 in 38.5 overs (Yousuf Abdul Rahim 54; Shoaib Al Balushi 4/38) bt OCT Muscat 169 in 33.1 overs (Faraz Al Balushi 41; Jaspreet Singh 3/18). Points: OCT Muscat – 0, NYDT – 4.
UKI Inspired win
In a C Division match, UKI Inspired defeated Newrest Wacasco by 45 runs. Batting first, UKI Inspired piled up 206 for seven in 20 overs. Majid Rafique and Salman Khan scored 55 and 52 respectively. In reply, Newrest Wacasco were restricted to 161 for nine in 20 overs. Abdul Qayyum top scored with 56. Majid Rafique claimed three wickets for UKI Inspired.
Brief scores: UKI Inspired 206 for 7 in 20 overs (Majid Rafique 55, Salman Khan 52) bt Newrest Wacasco 161 for 9 in 20 overs (Abdul Qayyum 56; Majid Rafique 3/25). Points: Newrest Wacasco – 0, UKI Inspired – 3.
Sayarti edge MARH
In a thrilling D Division match, Sayarti overcame MARH challenge for a one-run wicket victory. Batting first, Sayarti were all out for 142 in 18.1 overs. Aders Janardhan top scored with 39. Mohammed Irfan claimed four wickets for MARH. In reply, MARH scored 141 for nine in 20 overs with Mohammed Irfan top scoring with 58. Srinivasan Selvarajan and Parthiban Mohan claimed two wickets each.
Brief scores: Sayarti 142 in 18.1 overs (Aders Janardhan 39; Mohammed Irfan 4/24) bt MARH 141 for 9 in 20 overs (Mohammed Irfan 58; Parthiban Mohan 2/25). Points: Sayarti – 2, MARH – 0.
Bahihi down Enhance Falcons
In an E Division match, Bahihi defeated Enhance Eagles by four wickets. Batting first, Enhance Falcons were all out for 96 in 18.4 overs. Guru Prasad claimed four wickets for Bahihi. In reply, Bahihi put on 97 for six in 7.2 overs. Murad Khan top scored with 36. Hari Krishnan claimed three wickets for the Falcons.
Brief scores: Enhance Falcons 96 in 18.4 overs (Guru Prasad 4/20) lost to Bahihi 97 for 6 in 7.2 overs (Murad Khan 36; Hari Krishnan 3/27). Points: Enhance Falcons – 0, Bahihi – 3.
Mecamac Royals win
In an F Division match, Mecamac Royals defeated Aptus Infotech by 41 runs. Batting first, Mecamac Royals scored 177 for seven in 20 overs. Sajiv Sebastian top scored with 61. In reply, Aptus Infotech were all out for 136 in 19.3 overs. Mohammed Riyas claimed two scalps for the Royals.
Brief scores: Mecamac Royals 177 for 7 in 20 overs (Sajiv Sebastian 61) bt Aptus Infotech 136 in 19.3 overs (Mohammed Riyas 2/24). Points: Aptus Infotech – 0, Mecamac Royals – 3.
Bank Muscat beat RK Group
In a G Division match, Bank Muscat defeated Ramesh Khimji Group (RK Group) by for wickets. Batting first, Ramesh Khimji Group were all out for 113 in 17.5 overs. Nishanth Bhaskar claimed four wickets for Bank Muscat. In reply, Bank Muscat scored 115 for six in 12.5 overs. Yousuf Al Balushi top scored with 31. Muneer Ahmad claimed three wickets for RK Group.
Brief scores: RK Group 113 in 17.5 overs (Nishanth Bhaskar 4/23) lost to Bank Muscat 115 for 6 in 12.5 overs (Yousuf Al Balushi 31; Muneer Ahmad 3/28). Points: Bank Muscat – 3, Ramesh Khimji Group– 0.
Easy for Douglas OHI
In a H Division match, Douglas OHI defeated Al Ansari by seven wickets. Batting first, Al Ansari were all out for 104 in 17.5 overs. Vinod Nair and Ramsheela claimed three wickets each for Douglas OHI. In reply, Douglas OHI scored 106 for six in 16 overs. Santosh Kumar top scored with 30.
Brief scores: Al Ansari 104 in 17.5 overs (Vinod Nair 3/21, Ramsheela 3/11) lost to Douglas OHI 106 for 6 in 16 overs (Santosh Kumar 30). Points: Douglas OHI – 3, Al Ansari – 0.
Khalsa beat Majees
In another H Division match, Khalsa defeated Majees by five wickets. Batting first, Majees scored 140 for eight in 20 overs. Arvind Singh, Prashamith Barma and Harminder Singh claimed two wickets each for Khalsa. In reply, Khalsa scored 142 for five in 16.2 overs. Sushil Kadam top scored with 37.
Brief scores: Majees 140 for 8 in 20 overs (Arvind Singh 4/22) lost to Khlasa United 142 for 5 in 16.2 overs (Sushil Kadam 37). Points: Khalsa United – 3, Majees – 0.
Big win for Mani’s Azad
In an I Division match, Mani’s Azad recorded a 61-run win over OCT Al Hail. Batting first, Mani’s Azad scored 190 for eight in 20 overs. Saleem Salam top scored with 49. Rashid Rasool and Khalid Rahim claimed three wickets for OCT Hail B. In reply, OCT Al Hail B were bowled out for 129 in 20 overs. Qaisar claimed four wickets for Mani’s.
Brief scores: Mani’s Azad 190 for 8 in 20 overs (Saleem Salam 49; Khalid Rahim 3/32) bt OCT Al Hail B 129 in 20 overs (Qaisar 4/25). Points: Mani’s Azad – 3, OCT Al Hail B – 0.
Design Group win thriller
In a J Division match, Design Group posted a three-run win over Euro Poles. Batting first, Design Group were all out for 148 in 19.5 overs. Hari Venkat top scored with 41. Michael Raj claimed three wickets for Euro Poles. In reply, Euro Poles were bowled out for 145 in 19 overs. Jacob Raja top scored with 41. Srinivas Annam claimed three wickets for Design Group.
Brief scores: Design Group 148 in 19.5 overs (Hari Venkat 41; Michael Raj 3/31) bt Euro Poles 145 in 19 overs (Srinivas Annam 3/33). Points: Design Group – 2, Euro Poles – 0.