Bulls succumb to Maqsood double-hundred

Published on May 15, 2016

Syed Maqsood bludgeoned the Emirates Bulls bowling to all around the park to pile up 211 from 75 balls in the Gulf Technical division-2 Twenty20 Cup.

The United Bank Limited s opener belted 24 fours and 15 sixes to take his team s total to 298 for four and Emirates Bulls in reply were shot out for 70 at the ADCC Nursery Oval.

Maqsood, who was out in the final delivery of the inning, shared a 187-run stand for the second wicket with Babar Hussain who looked a mere spectator with a contribution of 33 off 27 balls.

Jalal Bukhari took six wickets for one run in two overs after chipping in with a useful 47 not out in LLH Hospital s convincing 128-run victory over Environment Agency at the adjoining Oval.

Bukhari also shared a 86-run stand for the fifth wicket with Mehmud Rehman, who stroked a quick-fire 53 from33 balls, highlighted by half-a-dozen boundaries and one hit for the maximum.

Royal Gymkhana defeated Abu Dhabi Airport Company by 25 runs and Abu Dhabi Gymkhana got the better of Eleven Lions by eight wickets and more than five overs to spare.

Scores in brief:

United Bank Limited 298 for 4 in 20 overs (Syed Maqsood 211) bt Emirates Bulls 70 all out in 13.1 overs (Amjad Ali 3-3, Mujahid Amin 3-17, Mohammed Aqeel 2-20).

Royal Gymkhana 145 for 8 in 20 overs (Jamil Aslam 58, Mohammed Majid2-15) bt Abu Dhabi Airport Company 120 for 5 in 20 overs (Irfan Sheikh 44, Usman Butt 2-15, Jamil Aslam 2-18).

LLH Hospital 189 for 5 in 20 overs (Mehmud Rahman 53, Jalal Bukhari 47 not out) bt Environment Agency 61 all out in 13.3 overs (Jalal Bukhari 6-14, Akhil Das 2-17).

Abu Dhabi Gymkhana 136 for 2 in 14.3 overs bt Eleven Lions 132 for 5 in 20 overs (Linkan Alexander 48 not out, Rizwan Javaid 2-10).

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