(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Assarain A routs OCT Muscat A to continue its unbeaten streak
Assarain A remained unbeaten at the halfway stage of the Oman Cricket (OC) A division league, registering a 185-run win against OCT Muscat A in their 50 overs a side match at Amerat on Friday.
Opting to bat after winning the toss, Assarain A made 283 for seven after openers Arun Poulose (60) and Fiaz ul Hassan (50) put on 86 for the first wicket.
In reply, OCT Muscat was bowled out for 98 in 36.2 overs.
Shiju V S, Mohammed Nadeem, Zeeshan Maqsood and Vinu Kumar took two wickets each.
In another A division match, Joshil Sukhani's five-wicket haul helped Passage to India Restaurant post a three-wicket win against defending champion Muscat CT.
Batting first, Muscat was bowled out for paltry 140 in 41.1 overs with Sukhani returning with figures of 5-10.
In reply, Passage reached the victory target in 30 overs for the loss of seven wickets.
Ahad Malek top scored with 45.
Brief scores: A division: Assarain A 283-7 in 50 overs (Poulose 60, Hassan 50; Shuaib al Balushi 3-60) beat OCT Muscat A 98 in 36.2 overs (Shiju 2-8, Nadeem 2-15, Maqsood 2-20, Kumar 2-21).
Muscat CT 140 in 41.1 overs (Vamsi Ram 36; Joshil Sukhani 5-10) lost to Passage to India Restaurant 142-7 in 30 overs (Ahad Malek 45; Hemal Mehta 3-32).
B division: Hasan Juma Backer 212-7 in 30 overs (Nadeem Mohammed 78; Nalaka Pathum 2-37) lost to Sinha CT 213-7 in 24.3 overs(Dhammika Premadasa 83; Nadeem 3-4).
C division: Grand Enterprises 93-8 in 20 overs (Naeem Hafiz 2-12) lost to PDORC 94-4 in 8.3 overs (Naveed Majeed 66; Mohammed Ilyas 3-20).
D division: National Bank of Oman A 212-3 in 20 overs (Khurram Bilal 83 n.o) beat Ernst & Young 140-5 in 20 overs (Nayaz Mohammed 58 n.o; Zafar Iqbal 2-20).
Muscat Electronics 186-7 in 20 overs (K G Bentick 58; Rashid Mohammed 3-23) beat TR Engineering 174-8 in 20 overs (Rashid Mohammed 58; Vijeesh C V 3-25).
E division: OCT Al Hail 143-6 in 20 overs (Mohsin Baig 39) lost to Times of Oman 144-4 in 18.2 overs (Syed Kazmi 51).
Mott MacDonald 139-9 in 20 overs (Sagar Ingle 37; Issam Othman 3-16) lost to Carillion Alawi 140-2 in 15.2 overs (Gurmit Ram 47 n.o).
F division: Oasis Water 142-3 in 20 overs (Nazar K 53) lost to Attic Outdoors 144-5 in 18 overs (Mohammed Shahid 37).
G division: Al Nahdha Overseas 232-5 in 20 overs (Babar Malik 74; Mifas Mohammed 2-44) beat Rukun al Yaqeen 146-6 in 20 overs (Rajesh Pai 47; Babar Malik 3-29).
I division: Saih al Suwaiq 180 in 19.5 overs (Baiju Balan 40; S W Harikrishnan 2-22) beat Bank Dhofar 108 in 15 overs (Kowligi Kumar 29; Shiyas K I 5-23).
Al Faisal wins HCC Winter Cup
Al Faisal defeated SABCO XI by 32 runs to win the HCC Winter Cup for the second consecutive year at Ghubra recently.
After winning the toss and electing to bat, Al Faisal made 85 in eight overs, with its skipper and eventual Man-of-the-Match Zaheer top-scoring with 47.
In reply, SABCO struggled from the start and fell 32 short of the target, with only Satish (30) contributing with the bat.
Ajay Ganti, CEO of SARCO, Bindhu, country manager of Kiberly Clark (RBK), and Hafeez Ahmed, senior sales manager of Genserv, were the guests for the prize distribution ceremony.
Other results: Semifinals: Al Faisal 99-5 (Sanoj 54) beat SS Friends 76; MoM: Sanoj. Tile Marine 86-4 (Shailendra 42) lost to SABCO 87-4 (Rakesh 23); MoM: Rakesh.