VIJEESH STARS IN OOREDOO A’S WIN

Vijeesh C V slammed 105 to help Ooredoo A defeat Hassan Juma Backer (HJB) in an Oman Cricket A division match at Al Amerat recently. HJB’s Bharat Barmeda (5-42) took a hat-trick.

Brief scores: Ooredoo A 220-9 in 30 overs (Vijeesh 105; Bharat Barmeda 5-42) beat HJB 174-9 in 30 overs (Mudassar Iqbal 70, Syed Kazmi 45; Krishna Sanoop 3-22).

Other results: National Youth Development Team 213-6 in 30 overs (Shuaib Ismail 100 n.o, Paritosh Hitesh 56; Asmeer 3-41) lost to Renaissance 216-7 in 29.4 overs (Jahanzeb 59).

B division: Al Nahdha 250-2 in 20 overs (Imran Nasir 123, Syed Ali 82) beat Uday Khimji 174-5 in 20 overs (Adil Abbas 34).

C division: Al Mardhuf Shopping 160-9 in 20 overs (Rahul Navin 66; Jitendra 4-34) beat Larsen and Toubro 108 in 16 overs (Monty Navani 3-11).

Girls’ U19 semifinals: Indian School Wadi Kabir 161-3 in 20 overs (Sumati Shenoy 54 n.o) beat Indian School Muscat 123-7 in 20 overs (Sumati 3-25, Simran 2-22). Indian School al Ghubra 191-2 in 20 overs (Nayan Anil 85) beat Pakistan School Muscat 100-6 in 15.2 overs (Tara 3-36, Anupama 2-18).

Ayaan storms into U12 final

Ayaan Malhotra entered the final of the U12 boys’ singles event of the annual tennis tournament, organised by Indian Social Club (ISC) Muscat, after defeating Vivek Kolluru on Friday.

Ayaan won 6-2, 4-6, 10-8 in the semifinal contest.

The top three seeds in the U14 boys’ singles event booked their berths in the semifinals.

In the quarters, top seed Vedant Ram beat Varun Deepak 6-4, second seed Hassan Haider beat Prithvi Raj 6-1, third seed Sanskar Dubey beat Ayaan 6-4. Also, Avigyaan Bhattacharya beat Shlok Ail 6-2.

OEF chairman attends FEI general assembly

The chairman of the Oman Equestrian Federation (OEF), Sayyid Mundhir al Busaidi, attended the general assembly of the FEI, the world equestrian body, in San Juan, Puerto Rico from November 10-13.

The meeting discussed a number of laws and regulations that govern the equestrian sport.

On the sidelines of the general assembly meeting, Busaidi attended the meeting of the FEI’s Group VII that comprises 18 national federations from the Arab world.

SOURCE: MUSCAT DAILY