The 18th FRiENDi Mobile Challenger Cup cricket tournament saw its league phase take place at Ghubra recently.

The competition is being organised by Jazz Boyz Cricket Club.

The knockout phase of the competition, which will begin with the quarterfinal round, will take place on November 13 at the same venue. A total of 16 teams took part in the league stage.

Results (league stage): Royal Strikers 56-4 lost to Mangaloreans 57-2, Man of the Match (MoM): Iqbal (Mangaloreans); SS Friends 92-1 beat Mobile Point Ruwi 65-9, MoM: Kiran (SS Friends); AKCT 86-7 beat Ashes 62, MoM: Waseem (AKCT); Al Dasser 70-3 lost to Masters XI 71-4, MoM: Afridi (Masters XI); Asfandyar XI 49-7 lost to National Gas 51-8, MoM: Kadir (National Gas); FAP UTSC 105-5 beat Indian XI 60-7, MoM: Jaleel (FAP UTSC); Darsait XI 45 lost to Future CC 47-5, MoM: Faisal (Future CC); Attic Outdoors 85-6 beat Telly Boys 64-6, MoM: Humayun (Attic Outdoors).

Majees B beats ISWK

Majees B posted a 26-run victory against Indian School Wadi Kabir in an Oman Cricket I division match played at Sultan Qaboos University recently.

Brief scores: Majees B 130 in 19.1 overs (Vikram Vishwas 36; Malik Ali 3-26, Brijesh 2-29) beat ISWK 104 in 16.4 overs (Arjun 2-19, Selambarasu 2-25).

Other results: J division: Qurum Business Group 156-7 in 20 overs (Aditya Dalvi 61; Thasleem Khan 3-14) lost to Techno Elevators 158-5 in 16.5 overs (Sayyed Waseem 88; Jiresh 3-27).


Big win for ISG girls

Indian School al Ghubra (ISG) coasted to a seven-wicket victory against Pakistan School Muscat (PSM) in an Oman Cricket girls’ U19 match that was played at Al Amerat recently.

Brief scores: PSM 137-4 in 20 overs (Sana Zulfiqar 38) lost to ISG 140-3 in 14.2 overs (Nayan Anil 46).

ISG 168-6 in 20 overs (Aditi Bhatnagar 55, Nayan 54; Akshadha 2-27) beat Indian School Wadi Kabir (ISWK) 116 all out in 19.2 overs (Jayadhanya 23; Saya Channa 3-27).


ISM boys have it easy

Indian School Muscat (ISM) secured a five-wicket win against Pakistan School Muscat (PSM) in an Oman Cricket boys’ U19 match that was played at Al Amerat recently.

Brief scores: PSM 214 in 39.5 overs (Iftikhar Ahmed 47; Wasim Ali 4-24) lost to ISM 215-5 in 30.3 overs (Tejesh V 94; Syed Komail 2-38).

Other results: Bangladesh School Muscat 153 in 29.5 overs (Gulam Jilani 47; Indunil Udara 3-24) beat Muscat Cricket Coaching Centre (MCCC) 135 in 23.2 overs (Mustafa Ali 30; Shariar Fahim 6-31).

U16: MCCC 145-8 in 25 overs (Aveeral Golash 42; Indian School al Seeb (ISAS) Mohammed Zubair 2-25) lost to ISAS 149-8 in 16.3 overs (Kaif Qureshi 31; MCCC 4-31).

U13: ISAS 256-3 in 20 overs (Mohammed Sahil 183 n.o) beat MCCC-B 104 in 19.3 overs (Sonu Kumar 3-23).