XI Strikers and New Star Super Engineering in Knock-out
Published on Jun 24, 2016
They eased to an eight-wicket win with eight overs to spare over New Star Super Engineering in their final group game.New Star Super Engineering bounced back with an eight-wicket victory over Abu Dhabi Gents to join the last eight stage.
Mohideen Khan produced a fine all-round performance by taking three for 22 from four overs to restrict Abu Dhabi Gents to 125 for eight and then opening the batting stroked 61 not out from 54 deliveries to take his team over the line with 27 balls to spare.
Alubond Tigers completed the league phase with a clean sheet to setup a quarter final meeting with New Medical Centre in the Farlin Ramadan Twenty20 Cup at the Zayed Cricket stadium.
Swapnil Patil, the UAE national team wicketkeeper, excelled with the ball in Old School Boys eight-wicket triumph over Eleven Strikers.
He returned with three for nine from two overs to skittle out Eleven Strikers to 106. Old School Boys knocked off the winning runs in just over 10 overs after the openers Farhan Babar (58 not out) and Salman Babar (34) provided them a sound 79-run opening stand.
Scores in brief:
Alubond Tigers 107 for 2 in 12 overs (Zeeshan Bangash 50 not out) bt New Super Stars 106 all out in 19.2 overs (Rohan Mustafa 3-19, Sheraz Ahmed 2-12, Sajjad Akthar 2-13, Nasir Aziz 2-18).
New Star Super Engineering 126 for 2 in 15.3 overs (Mohideen Khan 61 not out) bt Abu Dhabi Gents 125 for 8 in 20 overs (Navalash Naidoo 41 not out, Mohideen Khan 3-22, Anup Salian 2-19).
Old School Boys 107 for 2 in 10.2 overs (Farhan Babar 58 not out, Salman Babar 34) bt Eleven Strikers 106 all out in 17.1 overs (Swapnil Patil 3-9, Adnan Khan 2-16).
XI Strikers 134 for 6 in 19.1 overs (Simon Charles 3-24) bt Royal Gymkhana 131 for 9 in 20 overs (Feroz Khan 3-19, Sohail Chatha 3-28).
Quarter final schedule:
26th June,2016.Match Start @ 0830 hrs.
Old School Boys v XI Strikers.28th June,2016.
Match Start @ 0830 hrs.
Alubond Tigers v New Medical Centre.
Match Start @ 0800 hrs.
United Bank Limited v New Star Super Engineering.
Match Start @ 1100 hrs.Abu Dhabi Gymkhana v Royal Gymkhana.