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Ford JCT cricket tourney takes off

(MENAFN - Arab News) Jeddah: the third jeddah champions trophy hard tennis ball cricket league-cum-knockout tournament sponsored by ford al-jazeerah and organized by azizia deccan took off at the sulemania grounds here recently.

twenty teams divided into four groups play against each other with the topper qualifying for the semifinals. forty-three matches are to be played during the tourney. the final is schedule for june 26.

the first week belonged to batsmen as most of the winning teams easily succeeded in posting or chasing down targets well in excess of eight runs per over.

brief scores

azizia deccan 64 off 11.5 overs: (asad 29; imtiyaz 4 for 7 abrar 2 for 13 lost to hyderabad royals 68 for 3 off 6 overs: (danish 50 not out; ishaq 2 for 9) by 7 wkts man-of-the-match: danish.

friends 101 for 7 off 15 overs: (munna 34 n.o; ghouse 2 for 8 sajid (2 for 10) lost to warangal cricket club 103 for 1 off 8.4 overs: (ifraaz 55 amjad 34 n.o) by 9 wkts.

man-of-the-match: ifraaz.

modern town 110 for 7 off 15 overs: (yousuf 35 maqbool 29 n.o; sahil 2 for 11 afsar 2 for 22) lost to jeddah gladiators 115 for 8 off 13.2 overs: (afsar 31 n.o adnan 25; maqbool 2 for 18) 2 wkts man-of-the-match: afsar.

kingdom cricket club 147 for 7 off 15 overs: (khalid 41 mudassir 20 zaheeruddin; 2 for 26) beat unique deccan 122 off 15 overs: (taskeen 62; tousif 4 for 21 fazal 2 for 17) by 25 runs.

man-of-the-match: khalid.

twin cities champions 131 for 5 off 15 overs: (farhan 47 n.o mukarram 40 aslam 31) beat barkatiya 118 for 9 off 15 overs: (shahed 41; saleem 3 for 15 shaker 2 for 18) by 13 runs.

man-of-the-match: farhan.

kings xi hyderabad 112 for 8 off 15 overs: (rehan 28 fasiuddin 26; noushad 2 for 27) lost to jeddah strikers 115 for 2 off 9.2 overs: (fazal 44 n.o mubeen 22 no) by 8 wkts.

man-of-the-match: fazal.

etihad jeddah cc 107 off 14.3 overs: (noman 65; shah 3 for 20 azam 2 for 11) lost to super chargers 110 for 8 off 15 overs: (nadeem 20 n.o; noman 2 for 12) by 2 wkts.

man-of-the-match: nadeem.

empower contracting 122 for 5 off 15 overs: (faraz 54 aslam 40; amer 2 for 24) lost to azizia xi 127 for 5 off 11 overs: (alam 43 n.o; mumtaz 3 for 21) by 5 wkts.

man-of-the-match: alam.


Ford JCT cricket tourney takes off