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Mahmood miss out on century, Jaishankar returns with another fiver

Published on Nov 15, 2016

Sunrise School were made to pay for their folly of sending Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Pakistan School to bat first.

The four-time finalist who would have taken first lease of the wicket anyway had they won the toss went on to amass 219 for two to thump Sunrise by 152 runs in the UAE Xchange U19 Abu Dhabi School League.

The Pakistan School openers Khalid Mahmood and Hafeez ur Rahman shared a 144-run stand for the first wicket in 15 overs before Rehan Azam smashed four sixes and three fours for a 10-ball 37.

Sunrise in reply were shot out for 67 with Shah Faisal, the UAE U19 international, and Mahmood taking two wickets apiece to complete the rout at the Abu Dhabi Cricket Council s Nursery Oval-1.

In a couple of U16 matches, Sailles Jaishankar took his second five-wicket haul to lead Abu Dhabi Indian School to a resounding 100-run win over Bright Riders at the adjoining Oval-2.

The medium pacer who turned 14 last week had earlier returned with excellent figures of 3-1-11-5. He had taken five wickets for eight runs against Model School in an U19 match. The Cambridge High School downed Al Yasmina by eight wickets to notch up their second win of the competition in the same age division.

Mohammed Azzan grabbed four for 12 in four overs and Karthik Meiyappan, another UAE U19 international, took three for six from four overs to dismiss Al Yasmina for 80.

Cambridge lost two early wickets but an unfinished 73-run stand for the third wicket between Meiyappan and Azzan, each scoring 30 not out, saw them through with more than nine overs to spare.

Fazal Shahid took four wickets and smashed 36 not out in 16 balls to lead Emirates Future International to a 10-wicket victory over Bhavan s to keep their hopes alive for a semi-final spot.

Score in Breif: U19:

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Pakistan School 219 for 2 in 20 overs (Khalid Mahmood 89, Hafeez ur Rahman retd hurt 54, Rehan Azam 37, Shah Faisal 21 not out) bt Sunrise 67 all out in 19.2 overs (Khalid Mahmood 2-4, Shah Faisal 2-11). Man of the match-Khalid Mahmood of Pakistan School.

Score in Brief :U16

Abu Dhabi Indian School 145 for 4 in 20 overs (Zaid Shaikh 44 not out, Jonathan Figy 33, Nooran Thakur 28) bt Bright Riders 45 all out in 12.3 overs (Sailles Jaishankar 5-11). Man of the match-Sailles Jaishankar of ADIS.

The Cambridge High School 81 for 2 in 10.3 overs (Karthik Meiyappan 30 not out, Mohammed Azzan 30 not out) bt Al Yasmina 80 all out in 17.2 overs (Tayyeb Ali 38, Mohammed Azzan 4-12, Karthik Meiyappan 3-6). Man of the match-Mohammed Azzan of Cambridge.

Emirates Future International 67 for 0 in 5.2 overs (Fazal Shahid 36 not out) bt Bhavan s 66 all out in 18.3 overs (Fazal Shahid 4-12, A.Rahul 2-7, Sagar Binu 2-14). Man of the match-Fazal Shahid of Emirates Future.U16.

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