Dream de­but for Ubaidul­lah as En­hance up­sets As­sarain

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a pa­tient 31 off 55 balls.

En­hance went about chas­ing the tar­get slowly but steadily and reg­is­tered its first vic­tory of the sea­son in the 44th over, scor­ing 164 for 6. Opener Je­hanzeb Ali scored 57 off 91 while Mehran Khan re­mained un­beaten on 34 off 38. Spin­ner Sha­keel Ah­mad picked up 3 wick­ets for 28 while pacer Sindo Michael took 2 for 21.

Brief scores: As­sarain 161 all out in 35.1 overs (Sami Ur Rah­man 56 – 7x4, 1x6, Sanuth Ebrahim 31 – 4x4. Ubaidul­lah 4-23, Wasim Ali 2-35) lost to En­hance 164 for 6 in 43.1 overs (Ja­hanzeb Ali 57 – 6x4, 2x6, Mehran Khan 34 not out – 4x4, 1x6. Sha­keel Ah­mad 3-28, Sindo Michael 2-21) by 4 wick­ets.

Oore­doo beat OCT Mus­cat

Ashan Fon­seka and Aaqib Javed claimed four wick­ets each to power Oore­doo to a 5-wicket win over OCT Mus­cat in an A Di­vi­sion game at MOS 2 ground on Fri­day.

OCT Mus­cat was bun­dled out for 155 in the 35th over, Ma­jid Hus­sein Al Balushi toscor­ing with 60 not out and Wasim Is­mail scor­ing 24. Ashan and Aaqib bowled suo­erbly to claim 4 for 40 and 4 for 50 re­spec­tively.

Oore­doo stut­tered ini­tially af­ter be­ing re­duced to 78 for 4 be­fore re­cov­er­ing to post a 5-wicket win in the 42nd over thanks to Adil Mo­hammed’s un­beaten 42 off 74. Vi­jayanand chipped in with a use­ful 38. Ali Ak­bar bagged two wick­ets for OCT Mus­cat.

Brief scores: OCT Mus­cat 155 all out in 34.4 overs (Ma­jid Hus­sein Al Balushi 60 not out – 6x4, Wasim Is­mail 24 – 1x4. Ashan Fon­seka 4-40, Aaqib Javed 4-50) lost to Oore­doo 156 for 5 in 41.3 overs (Aadil Mo­hammed 42 not out – 4x4, 1x6, Vi­jayanand 38 – 2x4, 4x6. Ali Ak­bar 2-24) by 5 wick­ets.

Zubair win

Parthiban Mo­han slammed a whirl­wind 66 not out off 35 balls to steer Zubair CT to a com­fort­able 5-wicket vic­tory against STS Te­bodin in a D Di­vi­sion match at Mus­cat Mu­nic­i­pal­ity ground 2 on Fri­day.

STS scored 175 for 7 in 20 overs, Vig­nesh Gu­nasekar (49) and Vikas Bhado­ria (37 not out) be­ing the main scor­ers.

Zubair raced to the tar­get with20 balls to spare, scor­ing 176 for 5. Apart from Prathiban, Rupp Sighe bat­ted well too, con­tribut­ing 36 not out. Barmeda bagged 2 for 24.

Brief scores: STS Te­bodin 175 for 7 in 20 overs (Vig­nesh Gu­nasekar 49 – 5x4, 1x6, Vikas Bhado­ria 37 not out – 1x4, 1x6. Iqbal Mu­das­sar 2-29) lost to Zubair CT 176 for 5 in 16.4 overs (Parthiban Mo­han 66 not out – 7x4, 3x6, Rupp Sighe – 36 not out – 2x4. Barmeda 2-24) by 5 wick­ets.

OCT Maa­belah win

Sha­reef Al Balushi’s mag­nif­i­cent all-round show helped OCT Maa­belah to a big 7-wicket win against RAHRC at Mus­cat Mu­nic­i­pal­ity ground 3.

Sha­reef claimed 3 for 11 while Asif Al Balushi took 3 for 17 as RAHRC was bowled out for a pal­try 98 in the 16th over. OCT Maa­bela needed only 12.3 overs to over­haul the tar­get, scor­ing 101 for 3 thanks to Sha­reef ’s 38 not out.

Brief scores: RAHRC 98 all out in 15.1 overs (Ajithku­mar Kr­ishna 29 – 4x4. Sha­reef Al Balushi 3-11, Asif Ab­dul Al Balushi 3-17, Warith Al Balushi 3-21) lost to OCT Maa­belah 101 for 3 in 12.3 overs (Sha­reef Al Balushi 38 not out – 5x4, 2x6, Salim Al Balushi 27 – 4x4) by 7 wick­ets.

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TOP PER­FORM­ERS: En­hance stars Mehran Khan, Je­hanzeb Ali and Ubaidul­lah.

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