249-run victory for Nucaf Tellicherry

DUBAI - Nucaf Tellicherry bounced back after losing to Globe Link Weststar in the earlier match with a massive 249-run victory over Standard Chartered Bank in the G Force Premier League Tournament, played under the auspices of Dubai Cricket Council, at Zabeel Park, according to a press note.

Published: Sat 13 Nov 2010, 12:28 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 2:46 AM

Batting first in a must-win situation, Nucaf Tellicherry posted 297 runs in 20 over. Opener Feroz 105 and Hareesh Menon put on 158 runs for the first wicket. Hareesh made 62 runs in just 34 balls. One down Jay Prakash and Feroz then continued with some big hits. Jay Prakash was aggressive, scoring 90 runs in just 30 balls. He hit 8 sixes and 6 fours and remained unbeaten. Feroz’s 105 came in 49 balls with 8 sixes and 7 fours.

In reply, SCB were bowled out for just 48 runs in the 13th over. It was disappointing batting display by any team in the tournament. Shiju picked up 3 wickets for 8 runs and Azam 2 wickets for 5. Feroz was named man-of-the-match.

Meanwhile, Al Manal Group will have to beat Globe link Weststar Shipping to stay in contention as Globelink also need one more victory to qualify for the next round.

Brief scores: Nucaf Tellicherry beat SCB by 249 runs. Nucaf Tellicherry 297 for 2 in 20 over (Hareesh 62, Firoz 105, Jay Prakash 90 not out) vs SCB 48 all out in 12.3 over (Shiju 3-8, Azam 5-2). Man-of-the-match: Feroz of Nucaf Tellicherry.

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