Cricket: E&Y Oman lift Auditors Cup for fourth consecutive time
November 7, 2018 | 4:38 PM
by Times News Service
The winners E&Y Oman pose with the Auditors Cricket Cup. Supplied Photo

MUSCAT: E&Y Oman edged past KPMG to lift the Auditors Cricket Cup which was played during the weekend in Muscat.

Winning the toss KPMG put the opposition E&Y into bat restricting them to a modest total of 48 runs in their allotted 6 overs.

Requiring 47 runs to win EY’s bowlers held their nerves and bowled tight line to bowl out KPMG in 5.5 overs to lift the Cup. Pankaj Gupta from E&Y was declared man of the match in the finals.

In the first semifinal played between KPMG and HC Shah, saw KPMG win the match by 4 wickets and book their place in the final. Kaustubh was awarded the man of the match.

The second semifinal was played between E&Y and PwC.

Winning the toss and electing to field EY managed to restrict PwC to a total of 61 runs in the stipulated 6 overs

In reply, EY achieved their target comfortably with 9 balls to spare. The highlight of the match was 6 sixes in 6 balls by Omar Sarfraz of EY, who was declared Man of the Match and Man of the Tournament.

The tournament was well contested between seven audit firms – EY, PwC, Deloitte, KPMG, HC Shah, Ibn Hyan and Crowe Horwath.

On the sideline of the main tournament a women cricket match was held with HC Shah being declared the winners after defeating Crowe Horwath. HC Shah won the game by 6 runs.

During the award ceremony the auditors committee thanked the sponsors Hydrotec International LLC and Coca Cola for their support.


Champions - E&Y

Runners-up - KPMG

Winners (Women) - H C Shah

Best Batsman - Akhil (H C Shah)

Best Bowler - Noman (KPMG)

Best Wicket keeper - Usman (KPMG)

Best Dressed Team - PwC

Man of the Tournament - Omar (E&Y)

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