(MENAFN - Arab News) Jeddah: islamic development bank group and al-rajhi aviation scored comfortable wins over emirates airlines and qatar airways in the first inter-institution cricket tournament organized by the idb group cultural society (socom) and sponsored by gbest at the idb's green lawn ground here.
idb group routed emirates by 5 wickets while al-rajhi aviation ousted qatar airways by 6 wickets.
five teams — emirates airlines qatar airways etihad airlines al-rajhi aviation and idb group — are taking part in this tourney
in the first match qatar airways put up 105 runs from their stipulated 12 overs. ibadur rahman was the highest scorer with an unbeaten 30 runs followed by omar tahir 20 and ebad anis 15. rasheed bagged 2 wicketsirfan bhatti 3 while amin and nayeem bagged a wicket each.
in reply al-rajhi aviation achieved the target of 106 after 10.5 overs. raziuddin provided the strong base to the team with 34 runs. irfan bhatti (25) and zeeshan (14) were the main run-getters. ebad anismohd.yakoob and ibadur rahman bagged one wicket each.
man-of-the-match: irfan bhatti.
in the other match emirates airlines made 72 runs from their stipulated overs. mohsin (12) was the only batsman who crossed double figures.
mohammed shoib did most of the damage and bagged 5 wickets while hamza abdur rauf and muzammil bagged a wicket each.
in reply idb-group were home after 8.1 overs.
asif mahmood (16) shoib (13) irfan (15) were instrumental in reaching their target.
jawad bagged 2 wickets shahid and rafi bagged a wicket each.
man-of-the-match: mohammed shoib.