RAHA POSTS EASY WIN OVER NYDT

Raha CT trounced National Youth Development Team (NYDT) by six wickets in an Oman Cricket (OC) A division match at Al Amerat on Saturday.

NYDT was bowled out for 131 in 40.4 overs with Kunal Pandya (31) and Yousuf al Balushi (31 not out) making useful contributions. Khalid Rasheed (3-22) and David Samrot (3-27) shared the wickets for Raha.

In reply, Raha reached the target in 24.5 overs, thanks to useful knocks from Akmal Shahzad (49) and Shahid Naseem (36). NYDT’s Jaspreet Singh claimed four for 34.

Brief scores: NYDT 131 in 40.4 overs (Pandya 31, Yousuf 31 n.o; Rasheed 3-22, Samrot 3-27) lost to Raha 132-4 in 24.5 overs (Shahzad 49, Naseem 36; Jaspreet 4-34).

Other results: B division: Muscat Cricket Coaching Centre A 156 in 28.1 overs (Narendra Vandaria 32, Ivan Manjila 30, Gayash Dias 30; Nalinda Kularatne 4-17, Prabath Indika 3-32) lost to Sinha CT 160-3 in 14.1 overs (Rangajeewa Perera 76, Nalinda Kularatne 38; Gimash Dias 2-65).

E division: Mott MacDonald 153 in 19.1 overs (Muzamil Kazi 36, Tawsif Tambe 35; Waleed al Balushi 2-23, Parviz al Balushi 2-26, Khalid al Balushi 2-33) lost to OCT Al Hail A 154-6 in 16.2 overs (Khalid 50, Ahmed al Balushi 32 n.o, Sufyan Mahmood 31; Ritesh Lad 3-26).

F division: Newrest Wacasco 153 in 19.2 overs (Jaganathan 35; Sajeev Mohanan 3-14) beat Atkins 134-7 in 20 overs (Immesh Nanthakumar 58; Krishnaraja 3-19).

H division: Bank Muscat 148-8 in 20 overs (Younis Murad 38; Mohammed Arshad 3-20) lost to Abu Maather 149-4 in 15.5 overs (Mohammed Rizwan 38 n.o, Wasim Jamadar 33; Pratik Dalal 2-17, Younis Murad 2-43).

I division: Bank Sohar 145-7 in 20 overs (Nandakumar R 48; M Ehtisham 3-8) lost to Caledonian College 151-5 in 13.5 overs (Hamza Nagori 50, Mohammed Sohil 37; Viju Krishnan 2-18).

Ahli Bank 201-3 in 20 overs (Syed Imran 64, Haris Alam 60, Manoj Anchan 51 n.o; Mohammed Awais 2-37) beat Oman National Engineering & Investment Company 159-4 in 20 overs (Rehan Siddiqui 84 n.o; Manoj Anchan 2-21).

SOURCE: Muscat Daily