Muscat: The Muscat Pharmacy and Stores sponsored Premier Division T20 match between Muscat CT and Assarain at the Ministry of Sports Affairs ground saw Assarain prevail by five wickets.
Batting first, Muscat CT put on 125 for 6 in 20 overs. Swapnil Khade and Sudeep Chavan top scored with 32 and 34 each. In response, Assarain replied with 126 for 5 in 17 overs. Dikanshu Negi top scored with 66, while Badal Singh claimed 3 wickets for Muscat CT.
Brief scores: Muscat CT 125/6 in 20 overs (Sudeep Chavan 34, Swapnil Khade 32) lost to Assarain 126 for 5 in 17 overs (Dikanshu Negi 66, Badal Singh 3 for 18). Points: Assarain 3 (BP) ; Muscat CT 0.
OCT Al Hail A win
The Enhance sponsored D Division match between Mott Macdonald and OCT Al Hail A at the Municipality 2 ground saw the latter emerging winners by 38 runs.
Batting first, OCT Al Hail A managed 151 for 7 in 20 overs as Waleed Balushi top scored with 51. Ritesh Lad claimed four wickets for Mott Macdonald.
In response, Mott Macdonald were bowled out for 113 in 16.3 overs. Ismail Al Balushi claimed four wickets for Al Hail.
Brief scores: OCT Al Hail A 151 for 7 in 20 overs (Waleed Balushi 51, Ritesh Lad 4 for 21) beat Mott Macdonald 113 all out in 16.3 overs (Ismail Al Balushi 4 for 23). Points: OCT Al Hail A 3 (BP); Mott Macdonald 0
Win for Carillion
In another D Division match, Carillion Alawi beat Al Meer by three wickets.
Batting first, Al Meer managed 150 for 8 in 20 overs, largely thanks to Yogendra's 53. Yusif Zoher claimed 5 wickets for Carillion. In response, Carillion scored 151 for 7 in 18.2 overs with Hussain Nimuchawala remaining unbeaten on 41.
Brief scores: Al Meer 150 for 8 in 20 overs (Yogendra R. 53, Yusif Zoher 5 for 23) lost to Carillion Alawi 151 for 7 in 18.2 overs (Hussain Nimuchawala 41 not out). Points: Carillion Alawi 2 ; Al Meer 0.
The E Division match between Atkins and Abu Maather at the Municipality ground saw the latter snatching a nine-run win.
Batting first, Abu Maather scored 142 for 8 in 20 overs. Suhail Khot top scored with 47 as Giridharan and Prithvi Raj claimed 2 wickets each for Atkins. In response, Atkins were all out for 133 in 19.1 overs. Sajeev and Ahsan Ali top scored with 45 and 40 each. Hanif Hodekar and Surve Mujahid claimed 3 wickets for Abu Maather.
Brief scores: Abu Maather 142 for 8 in 20 overs (Sunil Khot 47, Prithvi Raj 2 for 20) beat Atkins 133 all outin 19.1 overs (Sajeev 45, Surve Mujahid 3 for 10). Points: Abu Maather 2; Atkins 0
OCT Muscat B prevail
OCT Muscat B beat Khurshid CT by five wickets in a F Division match.
Batting first, Khurshid CT scored 164 for 5 in 20 overs. Feroz O.V. and Jibin Kunnum top scored with 51 and 71 respectively. Zubair Ali claimed 2 wickets OCT Muscat B.
In return, OCT Muscat B scored 165 for 5 in 18.4 overs. Faraz Ismail and Najeeb Qader top scored with 61not out and 47 respectively. Parvez chipped in with 3 wickets for Khurshid.
Brief scores: Khurshid CT 164 for 5 in 20 overs (Jibin Kunnum 71, Zubair Ali 2 for 13) lost to OCT Muscat B 165 for 5 in 18.4 overs (Faraz Ismail 61 not out, Parvez 3 for 32) of 4. Points: OCT Muscat B 2; Khurshid CT 0.
White Lotus lose
Another F Division match saw White Lotus lose to Bahihi by four wickets.
Batting first, White Lotus scored 156 for 8 in 20 overs with Amith Iqbal and Anup Rajan top scoring with 58 not out and 49 each. Kishore Krishnan and Murad Khan claimed three wickets each for Bahihi.
In return, Bahihi scored 157 for 6 in 16.4 overs. Patel Ashok top scored with 51. Anup Rajan and Sachin KP claimed two wickets for White Lotus.
Brief scores: White Lotus 156 for 8 in 20 overs (Amith Iqbal 58 not out, Kishore Krishnan 3 for 10) lost to Bahihi 157 for 6 in 16.4 overs. (Anoop Rajan 2 for 28). Points: Bahihi 2 ; White Lotus 0
Trust Oilfield win
The G Division match between Trust Oilfield and Aptus Infotech at the OAC 3 ground saw the former winning by 5 wickets.
Batting first, Aptus Infotech scored 142 for 9 in 20 overs. Mohammed Ilyas and Shamsudeen Irfan claimed two scalps for Trust Oilfield. In response, Trust Oilfield scored 145 for 5 in 14.2 overs to claim the bonus point. Shamsudeen top scored with 42.
Brief scores: Aptus Infotech 142 for 9 in 20 overs. (Shamsudeen Irfan 2 for 13) lost to
Trust Oilfield 145 for 5 in 14.2 overs (Shamsudeen 42). Trust Oilfield 3 (BP); Aptus Infotech 0
In a H Division match Stacare beat RAHRC by 41 runs.
Batting first, Starcare scored 177 for 9 in 20 overs with Rageesh O.K. and K.S. Anoop scoring 48 and 50 respectively. Madan Pagar claimed 3 wickets for RAHRC. In return, RAHRC scored 136 for 9 in 20 overs to enable Starcare claim the bonus point. Sujith Kumar claimed 3 wickets for Starcare.
Brief scores: Starcare 177 for 9 in 20 overs (K.S. Anoop 50, Madan Pagar 3 for 25) beat RAHRC 136 for 9 in 20 overs. (Sujith Kumar 3 for 25). Points Starcare 3 (BP) ; RAHRC 0
Douglas OHI win
The ‘I’ division match saw Douglas OHI beat ISWK by 9 wickets.
Batting first, ISWK scored 130 for 6 in 20 overs with Rohan Koshy top scoring with 52. In response, Douglas OHI scored 131 for 1 in 14.4 overs. Harekrishna Rao top scored with an unbeaten 75.
Brief scores: ISWK 130 for 6 in 20 overs (Rohan Koshy 52) lost to Douglas OHI 131 for 1 in 14.4 overs (Harekrishna Rao 75 not out). Points: Douglas OHI 3 (BP) ; ISWK 0.
OCT Al Nahdha lose
OCT Al Nahdha lost by a massive 119 runs against Mani’s Azad in a J Division match.
Batting first Mani’s Azad scored 272 for 6 in 20 overs. Anil Samoon and Saleem Mohammed top scored with 70 and 75 respectively. In response, OCT Al Nahdha scored only 153 for 6 in 18 overs to enable Mani’s Azad to claim the bonus point. Ahmed Al Balushi top scored with 51. Anil Samoon and William John claimed two scalps each for Mani’s Azad.
Brief scores: Mani’s Azad 272 for 6 in 20 overs (Anil Samoon 70, Saleem Mohammed 75) beat OCT Al Nahdha 153 for 6 in 18 overs (Ahmed Al Balushi 51). Points: Mani’s Azad 3 (BP); OCT Al Nahdha 0.