Bin Moosa & Daly win Al Ain Cricket Cup

AL AIN — Bin Moosa & Daly of Abu Dhabi clinched the Al Ain Sportplex Cricket Invitation Cup, a press release said.

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Published: Sat 24 Apr 2010, 11:23 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 2:14 AM

The final was played between Bin Moosa & Daly of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain club.

Bin Moosa elected to bat and only managed to score 140 for 9 in the allotted 20 overs.

Openers Saud Al Jaberi (11) and Zia-ul Haq (19) started well with an opening stand of 32 off five overs.

But after that wickets fell at regular intervals and at one stage it looked as if Moosa would not even reach 120 as they were struggling at 78 for 6 in the 13th over.

But then came Sher Khan who scored 32 from just 15 balls.

He was aided by Shabbir (13 not out) as the team reached a respectable total of 140 in 20 overs.

Al Ain’s Choudhary Nisar took 3 for 26, while Azeem Akbar clamied 2 for 19.

In reply, Al Ain lost their first three wickets for just 15 runs. After that Awad played an excellent knock of 62 not out off just 55 balls, but he didn’t get any support from other batsmen. They could only make 118 for 9 in 20 overs.

Man of the final Tharanga did the damage, taking three wickets for 18 runs.

Shabbir took 2 for 26.

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