Danube, DBMSC and Creative Minds shine at Insportz

DUBAI - The DBMSC Steel & Insportz Club indoor cricket league showdown rounds saw keenly fought matches during the weekend. In the Pre Division, Main Event, Danube (32) beat Knight Riders (1).



Danube went on to comfortably against 1st time finalists Knight Riders. Batting 1st Knight Riders got of to a slow start with 4 runs from the 1st 4 overs, the 2nd pair scored 14 runs to take the score to 18, than the scenario changed with the 3rd pair scoring (-11) runs and the last pair scored (-6) to end the innings with 1 run on the scoreboard.

Danube started with 14 runs on the scoreboard in the 1st 4 overs but went down by (-4) in the next 4 overs to bring the score to 10 at the end of 8 overs, but the 3rd pair played sensibly to score 13 runs in their 4 overs taking the score to 23 in 12 overs and the last pair score 9 to take the score to 32. Arif from Danube was adjudged the man of the match for the finals.

In the Pre Division Plate Event, DBMSC A (86) beat Dulsco Dynamites (5). Dulsco Dynamites batting first started with (-13) in the 1st 4 overs, the 2nd pair scored 11 runs in the next 4 overs to inch closer to the positive side of the score, but things went awry with the 3rd pair scoring (-17) runs again taking the score to (-19) at the end of 12 overs. The last pair played some excellent cricket to score 24 runs in 4 overs against the best bowling attack of the opponents. For DBMSC – A team the score of 5 was a cakewalk and they went on to score 86 in their 16 overs against a dejected Dulsco team. Samman from DBMSC – A team was declared man of the match for the finals.

The B Division finale saw DBMSC B (88) beating Spartanz (59).

Spartanz batted 1st and got off to a good start with the 2nd pair playing really well to get the total up to 47 in the 1st 8 overs, but than lost their way and could score only 12 runs in the next 8 overs. For DBMSC – B team this was an easy task surpassing the total in the 12th over. They went on to score 88 in their allotted 16 overs. Tanveer – from DBMSC – B team was declared man of the match of the finals. Creative Minds (78) beat Ministry of Cricket (77) in C Division play. In the last finals of the tournament Creative minds scrapped through to win by a margin of just 1 run. Ministry of cricket batted 1st scoring 77 runs in their allotted 16 overs.

Starting slow with just 4 runs on the board in the 1st 4 overs but than consolidated their innings in the next 3 partnerships. In reply Creative Minds got off to a very good start scoring 57 in 8 overs and faltered in the next 4 overs scoring only 6 runs. Needing 15 runs in the last 4 overs the last pair scored the same on the second last ball.


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