Muscat: Al Turki recorded an eight-wicket victory over Raha CT in a Muscat Pharmacy and Stores-sponsored Premier Division match at the Ministry of Sports Affairs Ground during the afternoon session on Friday.
Batting first, Raha were bowled out for 200 in 50 overs. Khurram Khan scored 75 and was ably assisted by Azhar Ali (45). Jayesh Odedra claimed three wickets for Al Turki.
In reply, Al Turki batted 44.1 overs and scored 211 for two with Twinkle Bhandari and Ghulam Shaikh scoring 64 and 57 respectively. Khursheed Alam claimed two wickets for Raha.
Brief scores: Raha 200 in 50 overs (Khurram Khan 75; Jayesh 3/32) lost to Al Turki 211 for 2 in 44.1 overs (Twinkle Bhandari 64, Ghulam Shaikh 57; Khursheed Alam 2/410). Points: Al Turki - 2 ; Raha – 0.
NYDT humble Ooredoo A
In a Khimji Ramdas sponsored A Division match, National Youth Development Team (NYDT) handed Ooredoo A a five-wicket defeat at the Municipality Ground I.
Batting first, Ooredoo managed to score 228 for eight in 30 overs. Kimberley Bentick top scored with 93. Shoaib Ismail claimed three wickets for NYDT. In reply, NYDT put on 229 for five in 25.5 overs with Shoaib Ismail top scoring with 108. Rithwik Kadankot claimed three for Ooredoo A in vain.
Brief scores: Ooredoo A 228 for 8 in 30 overs (Kimberley Bentick 93; Shoaib Ismail 3/38) lost to NYDT 229 for 5 in 25.5 overs (Shoaib Ismail 108; Rithwik Kadankot 3/36). Points: NYDT – 2, Ooderdoo A – 0.
Fairtrade edge Design Unit
In an Al Ansari Group of Companies-sponsored B Division match, Fairtrade defeated Design Unit Engineering by one wicket.
Batting first, Design Unit Engineering put on 156 for five in 20 overs. Shehbaz Nazar top scored with 46. Aadil Mohammed claimed three wickets for PDO. In reply, Fairtrade scored 157 for nine in 19.5 overs to claim the narrow win. Vijay Anand and Aadil Mohammed scored 31 and 28 respectively. Nishant B. claimed three wickets for PDO.
Brief scores: Design Unit Engineering 156 for 5 in 20 overs (Shehbaz Nazar 46; Aadil Mohammed 3/21) lost to Fairtrade 157/9 in 19.5 overs (Vijay Anand 31; Nishant 3/22). Points: Fairtrade – 2, PDO – 0.
SARCO beat L&T
In a Raha Poly Products-sponsored C Division match, SARCO defeated L&T by 126 runs.
Batting first, SARCO put on 223 for four in 20 overs. Hafiz Zahid top scored with an unbeaten 122. In reply, L&T were bowled out for 97 in 17.4 overs. Althaf PK top scored with 51. Hafiz Zahid claimed four wickets for SARCO.
Brief scores: SARCO 223 for 4 in 20 overs (Hafiz Zahid 122 n.o) bt L&T 97 in 17.4 overs (Althaf 51; Hafiz Zahid 5/10).
Points: SARCO – 3, L&T - 0.