MUSCAT CT PULLS OFF THRILLING WIN

Muscat CT snatched a thrilling 14-run victory over Assarain A in an Oman Cricket (OC) A division match at Al Amerat on Friday.

Muscat CT, batting first, was dismissed for 183 in 50 overs, with useful contributions coming from Vaibhav Wategaonkar (47) and Swapnil Khadye (40). Assarain A’s Arif Hussain claimed three for 30.

In reply, Assarain A team managed 169 in 48.4 overs, with Fiaz ul Hassan (33) and Mohammed Nadeem (33 not out) leading the charge. Muscat CT’s Munis Ansari finished with three for 40.

Brief scores: Muscat CT 183 in 50 overs (Wategaonkar 47, Khadye 40; Hussain 3-30) beat Assarain A 169 in 48.4 overs (Hassan 33, Nadeem 33 n.o; Ansari 3-40).

Other results: B division: OCT Al Amerat 144-9 in 30 overs (Samir al Balushi 50, Nasser al Balushi 22; Pintesh Rathod 2-8, Binu Thomas 2-18, Khalil Ahmed 2-20, Srikanth Achari 2-23) lost to Galfar 145-4 in 15 overs (Khalil Ahmed 53 n.o, Subi Babu 40; Said al Balushi 2-28, Nathar al Balushi 2-32).

C division: Design Unit Engineering 140-5 in 20 overs (Shamas Rana 55; Vijay 3-26) lost to Arrow Overseas 141-3 in 16.5 overs (Shuaib al Balushi 100 n.o).

Z-Axis Media 139 in 19 overs (Vijeesh Velunni 32; N Anantha 4-22, Imran I 3-11) lost to Powertech Engineering 142-5 in 18.5 overs (Imran 55, A Anburaj 41; Kimberly Bentick 2-34).

D division: Ooredoo 174-8 in 20 overs (Gaurav Suneel 94; Alkesh Joshi 3-45) beat Ernst & Young 166-5 in 20 overs (Vikram Verma 82 n.o; Vinod Venu 2-24).

G division: Global Money Exchange 213-8 in 20 overs (Ashok Patel 96; Qayoom al Balushi 3-27) beat Bahihi Hexa 127 in 14.2 overs (Aslam Khan 32; Suraj Rao 3-14).

H division: Al Rehwan 110 in 19.4 overs (Shiraj N A 40; Achintha 5-17) lost to Sayarti 114-6 in 13.4 overs (Christopher Raja 40; Nithin 2-27, Shiraj 2-27).

SOURCE: Muscat Daily