Muscat: Indian Social Club (ISC) recorded a five-wicket win against Al Saigh in a high-scoring Khimji Ramdas-sponsored 'B' Division 30 overs-a-side match
Electing to bat after winning the toss, Al Saigh were precariously placed but Chetan Sharma (52, 26b, 4x6 and 4x4) and Ahmad Jamil (64, 38b, 4x6 and 4x4) put on 82 runs for the 8th wicket and help the score to 227 for the loss of 9 wickets in 30 overs.
In reply, ISC scored 231 for 4 wickets in 28 overs with openers Pranav Mehta (70) and Nishit Punja (55) setting the platform with a 89-run partnership.
Brief scores: Al Saigh 227 for 9 in 30 overs (Ahmad Jamil 64, Chetan Sharma 52, Sanjit Kanojia 24; Druvin Shetty 3/32 and Mohan Kannan 3/38) lost to ISC 231 for 4 in 28 overs (Pranav Mehta 70, Nishit Punja 55, Ansar Raza Ansari 39 n.o.; Pratik Shettigar 25; Puneet Singh 2/38). Points: ISC - 4 pts (3 games, 9 pts), Al Saigh - Nil (2 games, Nil).
Easy for Fairtrade
Opening batsman Pradeep Nair scored a brilliant 111 (60b, 6x6 and 10x4) whilst Sanoj Abdu returned with figures of 6 for 20 to help Fairtrade register a 36-run win against Muscat Electronics in a Raha Poly Products-sponsored 'D' Division T20 match.
Brief scores: Fairtrade 189 for 4 in 20 overs (Pradeep Nair 111, Ibrahim Kutty 41) bt Muscat Electronics 153 all out in 18 overs (Krishna Chaitanya 63, Sajith Pillai 25; Sanoj Abdu 6/20, Pradeep Nair 2/23). Points: Fairtrade - 2 pts (3 games, 4 pts), Muscat Electronics - Nil (3 games, 4 pts).
Renaissance down PDORC
In an Al Ansari Group of Companies-sponsored 'C' Division T20 match, Renaissance defeated PDORC by five wickets.
Opting to bat first, PDORC managed to reach 162 for 7 wickets in 20 overs with a top score of 51 from Mazhar Javed. In reply, Renaissance reached 165 for five in 19.1 overs.
Brief scores: PDORC 162 for 7 in 20 overs (Mazhar Javed 51, Naveed Majeed 39 and Syed Taha 22; Chadith Lakmal 3/25) lost to Renaissance 165 for 5 in 19.1 overs (Imran 41 n.o., Rana Zeeshan 37 n.o., Sajeed Ahmed 34, Abdul Qudoos 29; Mohammed Riyaz 2/30). Points: Renaissance - 2 pts, PDORC - Nil.
L&T edge Arrow Overseas
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) registered a one wicket win against Arrow Overseas in a low scoring 'D' Division T20 match. After deciding to bat first, Arrow Overseas were bowled out for 123 off 17.4 overs. L&T reached 125 for the loss of 9 wickets.
Brief scores: Arrow Overseas 123 all out in 17.4 overs (Abin Plavilayil 47; Sarath K.V. 3/19, Sunil Chauhan 2/6 and Manu Mohanan 2/11) lost to L&T 125 for 9 in 19.1 overs (Sunil Chauhan 36, Althaf P.K. 30 and Arul Mozhi 22 n.o.; Vijay Madhav 3/15, Mansoor Ali 3/26, Tenson A. 2/32). Points: L&T - 2 pts (4 games, 2 pts), Arrow Overseas – Nil (3 games, 2 pts).
Mott MacDonald win
In an Enhance-sponsored 'E' Division T20 match, Mott MacDonald defeated Times of Oman by 15 runs.
Electing to bat first, Mott MacDonald scored 176 for the loss of 8 wickets at the end of the 20th over. Times of Oman playing with 10 men were restricted to 161 for 6.
Brief scores: Mott MacDonald 176 for 8 in 20 overs (Javed Tanasha 39 and Shubra Talapatra 24; Ovais Khan 2/21 and Jay Girish Makwana 2/38) bt Times of Oman 161 for 6 in 20 overs (Waqaz Mansoor Hussain 40 n.o., Mohammed Ayaz 34 n.o.; Ganpat Gawas 2/23 and Ritesh Lad 2/28). Points: Mott MacDonald 2 pts (3 games, 4 pts), Times of Oman - Nil.