Muscat: Zawawi Powertech defeated Landscape Architecture by 16 runs to reach the semifinals of the Oman Cricket Senior Cup knockout tournament during the weekend.
Batting first in their quarterfinal match, Zawawi Powertech scored 173 for nine in 20 overs with Murali top scoring with 52. Moaz Juned claimed four wickets for Landscape Architecture. In reply, Landscape Architecture scored 157 for six in 20 overs. Syed Arfan top scored with 76.
Brief scores: Zawawi Powertech 173 for 9 in 20 overs (Murali 52; Moaz Juned 4/22) bt Landscape Architecture 157 for 6 in 20 overs (Syed Arfan 76).
Easy for New Prism
In another quarterfinal match, New Prism posted a 105-run win over OCT Al Amerat to book their place in the last four.
Batting first, New Prism scored 185 for six in 20 overs with Rakesh Sudhakar and Tejesh Shetty scoring 49 and 48 not out respectively. Faris Sayed claimed four wickets for OCT Amerat. In reply, OCT Al Amerat were bowled out for 80 in 14 overs.
Brief scores: New Prism 185 for 6 in 20 overs (Rakesh 49; Faris 4/20) bt OCT Al Amerat 80 in 14 overs.
In another Senior Cup knockout quarterfinal match, Fairtrade defeated SARCO by seven wickets.
Batting first, SARCO scored 143 for seven in 20 overs with Rakesh Patel top scoring with 44. Anup Rajan claimed three wickets for Fairtrade. In reply, Fairtrade scored 147 for three in 18.1 overs. Sufyan Mehmood top scored with an unbeaten 83.
Brief scores: SARCO 143 for 7 in 20 overs (Rakesh 44; Anup Rajan 3/31) lost to Fairtrade 147 for 3 in 18.1 overs (Sufyan 83 n.o).
Ahli Bank in semis
Meanwhile, Ahli Bank recorded a 70-run win over Mustafa Sultan Enterprises (MSE) to advance to the semifinals of the Junior Cup knockout tournament.
Batting first, Ahli Bank piled up 206 for five in 20 overs with Syed Imran top scoring with 54. In reply, MSE were bowled out for 136 in 19 overs.
Brief scores: Ahli Bank 206 for 5 in 20 overs (Syed Imran 54) bt Mustafa Sultan United 136 in 19 overs (Sadik 31; Ramzan 2/13).