RIYADH: ARAB NEWS
Published — Friday 18 January 2013
Last update 18 January 2013 12:01 am
Falcons scored a thrilling five-run win over Gujranwala in the Amaq Cup T20 cricket tournament, organized by the Riyadh Cricket League.
Falcons made first use of the track and put up 201 for 6 off the stipulated 20 overs. Nazim Siddiqui (56) Nadeem Shah (46) and Sirajuddin (42) were their main scorers. Ashraf bagged 2 wickets. Saleem and Owais shared two wickets.
Gujranwala came close but failed to reach the target and finished with 196 for 9. Ashraf (36) and Dastagir (30) were their top scorers. Sirajuddin did most of the damage as he took 4 wickets. Sohail Behram got 2 wickets.
In another match, Samarwa scored 242 for 3 against Black Caps. Abu Baker (76), Shakeel (53) and Asif Sheikh (38) were among the runs. In reply, Black Caps managed 170 for 7 off their stipulated overs and lost by 72 runs. Sanaullah (46), Moqeen (37) and Bilal (35) did their best. Abu Baker and Aasif Sheikh shared four wickets.
Man-of-the-Match: Abu Baker.
GamePro routed Royal Fighters by 73 runs. Batting first Game Pro scored 189 for 6. Imran Gavanji (82) and Khaleel Goltay (48) were the main run getters. Tawwab and Shariq took 2 wickets each.
In reply Royal Fighters were bowled out for 117.
Ameen (37), Izhar (23) and Mustafa (25) did their best . Imran Gavanji took 3 wickets while Farhan and Zakaria Hasan took 2.
Man-of-the-Match: Imran Gavanji.
In another match, Karachi Titans scored a comfortable eight-wicket win over Cyberoam. Batting first Cyberoam made 141 runs off 20 overs. Adil (52) and Amjad (30) were the main scorers. Rizwan took 3 wickets, Saleem took 2.
In reply Karachi Titans achieved their target for the loss of 2 wickets off 12.3 overs. Bilal scored a match winning 68 runs while Rizwan got 25.
Later, Maestro walked past Bhatkal Warriors by 10 wickets. Batting first Warriors totalled 93 runs. Fahad was the top scorer with 22 runs.
Rahil Lala bowled magnificently and took 4 wickets while Saqib and Imran took 2 wickets each.
In reply Maestro achieved their target off 6.2 overs without any loss. Feroz Khan scored a well-made 66 runs and Shoaib got 19.
Man-of-the-Match: Rahil Lala.
In the last match, Super Green got the better of Riyadh Sports Club by 5 wickets. Riyadh put up 160 for 9 with Kifayat the highest scorer with 60 runs.
Dastageer bagged 3 wickets while Riaz Ahmed got 2.
In reply Super Green achieved their target for the loss of 5 wickets off 15.5 overs. Sajed (37), Khawar (28) and Noman (21) were among the runs. Sattar bowled well for his 3 wickets.