Muscat: Diamond City and Al Qasid recorded contrasting victories in the ongoing Salalah Cricket League organised by Oman Cricket Salalah on Friday.
In a thrilling A Division match, Al Qasid defeated Mamoorah Land by one wicket to record their first victory of the season. In another A Division game, Diamond City defeated Divin Trading by two wickets.
In B Division, First Technology defeated Ahbar Trading by ten wickets and Abufaris Tours and Travels defeated NDTC by 33 runs.
In C Division, Ittin International posted 70-run win over Al Naba Services while Sabeel Al Khair emerged eight-wicket winners over Naba Global in D Division.
Divin Trading 126 in 19.2 overs (Nantha Kumar 28, Palani Govindraj 25; Khawar Kalyal 4/28, Saeed Naeem Abbas 2/12) lost to Diamond City 128 for 8 24.4 overs (Sarfaraz Ahmed 61, Zafar Iqbal 26; Nantha Kumar 2/22, Vijesh V.P. 2/16, Palani Murugan 2/20). Man of the match: Sarfaraz Ahmed. Umpires: Sojan Devassia and Jairaj P.
Mamoorah Land 189 for 6 in 30 overs (Sajjad A 42 no.o., Ikram Khan 42; Yogish Kumar 3/38) lost to Al Qasid 191 for 9 in 26.5 overs (Dileep Kumar 42 n.o., Sujith Sukumaran 52, Shuhaib Pulliyapurath 41; Ilyas Ahmed 3/42, Wasid A 4/45). Man of the match: Sujith Sukumaran. Umpires: Nazeer Basit and Prabhhakar Pillai.
Ahbar Trading 102 in 14.2 overs (Abhishek 34, Ratheesh 12; Sajan Thomas 6/19, Riju 2/19) lost to First Technology 106 for no loss in 8.4 overs (Mohammed Ijaz Kariyadan 60 n.o., Riju 40 n.o.). Man of the match: Sajan Thomas. Umpires: Nantha Kumar K and Vijesh.
Abufaris Tours & Travels 122 in 18 overs (Mohammed Hafiz 29, Mohammed Dider Hussain 31; Najeem Ahmed 5/12, Sooraj 3/27) bt NDTC 89 in 16.4 overs (Jayesh 35, Najeem Ahmed 15, Mohammed Hazeez 3//21, Jewel 4/22). Man of the match: Mohammed Hafeez. Umpires: Parwinder Singh and Pandya.
Ittin International 156 in 19.2 overs (Majid Shah 23, Zeeshan Yousuf 36; Mallesh 3/38, Abdul Kuttoos 3/44) bt Al Naba Services 86 14.3 overs (Abdul Kuttoos 33, Aneesh 17; Ateeq Anayat 4/18, Mohammed Saeed 2/6). Man of the match: Zeeshan Yousuf. Umpires: Biji and Ravi.
Naba Global 135 for 9 in 20 overs (Joby 28, Ajeesh 29; Rehman Shabeer 2/28, Afzal Adnan 3/19) lost to Sabeel Al Khair 136 for 2 in 15.1 overs(Mubashar Ali 59, Adnan Afzal 31 n.o.). Man of the match: Adnan Afzal. Umpires: Sanil Kumar and Jamshad Ali.