Muscat: Al Turki recorded a four-wicket victory over Assarain in a Muscat Pharmacy and Stores-sponsored Premier Division cricket match at the Ministry of Sports Affairs Ground on Friday.
Batting first, Assarain were bowled out for 102 in 32.5 overs. Jayesh Kumar and Karsan Devsi claimed three wickets each for Al Turki. In reply, Al Turki achieved their target in 29.1 overs scoring 105 for six with Suraj Kumar top scoring with 34. V. Shiju claimed two wickets for Assarain.
Brief scores: Assarain 102 in 32.5 overs (Jayesh Kumar 3/18) lost to Al Turki 105 for 6 in 29.1 overs (Suraj Kumar 34; V. Shiju 2/9). Points: Al Turki – 3, Assarain – 0.
In another Premier Division match, Muscat CT prevailed over Raha for a two-wicket victory on Saturday. Batting first, Raha put on 239 for eight in 50 overs. Rana Naeem and Farhan Khan top scored with 51 and 49 runs respectively. Badal Singh claimed three wickets for Muscat.
In reply, Muscat batted for 47.1 overs to score 240 for eight. Aman Sharma top scored with 42. Khalid Rashid claimed two wickets for Raha.
Brief scores: Raha 239 for 8 in 50 overs (Rana Naeem 51; Badal Singh 3/47) lost to Muscat CT 240 for 8 in 47.1 overs (Aman Sharma 42; Khalid Rahsid 2/33). Points: Muscat CT - 2, Raha – 0.
Enhance also recorded a victory in a Premier Division match when they defeated Sinha by 58 runs on Saturday.
Batting first, Enhance put on 217 for one in 20 overs. Khawar Ali and Ravi Bharadakane top scored with an unbeaten 110 and 51 respectively. In reply, Sinha batted 20 overs and scored 159 for five. Manujaya Asantha top scored with an unbeaten 42.
Brief scores: Enhance CT 217 for 1 in 20 overs (Khawar Ali 110 n.o.) bt Sinha 159 for 5 in 20 overs (Manujaya Asantha 42 n.o). Points: Enhance CT - 3, Sinha– 0.
Huwaei beat Ooredoo
In a Khimji Ramdas-sponsored A Division match, Huwaei eased to a nine-wicket victory over Ooredoo B on Friday. Batting first, Ooredoo B were bowled out for 144 in 20 overs. Gaurav Suneel top scored with 37. Umar Zaman claimed three wickets for Huwaei. In reply, Huwaei raced to 145 in 13.2 overs losing just one wicket. Umar Zaman top scored with 62.
Brief scores: Ooredoo B 144 in 20 overs (Gaurav 37; Umar Zaman 3/10) lost to Huwaei 145 for 1 in 13.2 overs (Umar Zaman 62).
Al Daam down MCCC
In an F Division match, Al Daam defeated Muscat Cricket Coaching Centre (MCCC) by eight wickets on Friday.
Batting first, MCCC put on 169 for three in 20 overs. Rajan Berry and Bhavesh Mehta scored 76 and 77 not out respectively. In reply, Al Daam scored 170 for two in 13.1 overs. Vineesh Vishwambaran and Abilash Gopi scored 91 and 48 not out respectively.
Brief scores: MCCC 169 for 3 in 20 overs (Rajan Berry 76, Bhavesh Mehta 77 n.o.) lost to Al Daam 170 for 2 in 13.1 overs (Vineesh Vishwambaran 91). Points: Al Daam – 3, MCCC – 0.
Aptus Infotech win
In a G Division match, Aptus Infotech defeated Bank Muscat by five wickets. Batting first, Bank Muscat put on 174 for eight in 20 overs. Osman Zadjali and Mony S. scored 34 and 35 respectively. Sooraj Raj claimed three wickets for Aptus. In reply, Aptus scored 177 for five in 17.4 overs. Anoop Rajan top scored with 68.
Brief scores: Bank Muscat 174 for 8 in 20 overs (Mony S. 35; Sooraj Raj 3/25) lost to Aptus Infotech 177 for 5 in 17.4 overs (Anoop Rajan 68). Points: Aptus Infotech – 2, Bank Muscat - 0.
Easy for MSE
In an H Division match, MSE defeated Colour & Design by 111 runs on Friday. Batting first, MSE scored 238 for five in 19 overs with Sherif Sabar and Biju Gopal contributing 56 and 55 respectively. In reply, Colour & Design were bowled out for 127 in 13.2 overs. Moshin top scored with 47. Vishnu Unnikrishnan claimed four wickets for MSE.
Brief scores: MSE 238 for 5 in 19 overs (Sherif Sabar 56) bt Colour & Design 127 in 13.2 overs (Moshin 47; Vishnu Unnikrishnan 4/10). Points: MSE – 3; Color & Design - 0.
Ahli Bank edge Caledonians
In another H Division match, Ahli Bank registered a four-run win over Caledonian College on Friday. Batting first, Ahli Bank scored 158 for seven in 20 overs. Shahid Mogul and Haris Alam contributed 40 and 43 respectively. Inam Ali claimed four wickets for Caledonian College.
In reply, Caledonian College were bowled out for 154 in 20 overs with half centuries from Dawood Sarwar and Inam Ali going in vain. Ramzan, Haris Alam and Shahid claimed three wickets each for Ahli Bank.
Brief scores: Ahli Bank 158 for 7 in 20 overs (Haris Alam 43; Inam Ali 4/32) bt Caledonian College 154 in 20 overs (Ramzan 3/21). Points: Ahli Bank– 2, Caledonian College - 0.
Bank Dhofar post win
In an I Division match, Bank Dhofar defeated Al Hail B by 42 runs on Friday. Batting first, Bank Dhofar scored 174 for three in 18 overs with K. Raghu and Prajesh contributing 66 and 58 respectively. In reply, Al Hail B managed to score 132 for seven in 18 overs. Omar Ali and Younis Al Balushi scored 50 and 52 respectively. Ram P.V. claimed three scalps each for Bank Dhofar.
Brief scores: Bank Dhofar 174 for 3 in 18 overs (K. Raghu 66, Prajesh 58) bt Al Hail B 132 for 7 in 18 overs (Omar Ali 50, Younis Al Balushi 52; Ram P.V. 3/6). Points: Bank Dhofar – 3, Al Hail B - 0.
In a J Division match, Techno Elevators overcame Ideal International for a four-run win. Batting first, Techno Elevators scored 134 for eight in 20 overs. Mainuddin Abdul top scored with 40 runs. In reply, Ideal International were bowled out for 130 in 19.4 overs.
Brief scores: Techno Elevators 134 for 8 in 20 overs (Mainuddin 40) bt Ideal International 130 in 19.4 overs (MD Shameel 28, Namekazi Shadab 28). Points: Techno Elevators – 2, Ideal International - 0.