Insco, AON Storm Into RSA Insurance T20 Cup Semis

SHARJAH - Marsh Insco and AON Middle East chalked up convincing victories over their respective opponents to move into the semifinals of the RSA Insurance T20 Cup tournament, organised by the Sharjah Cricket Council, at Al Dhaid Cricket Village, a press release said.



Marsh Insco defeated Gargash Insurance Service by seven wickets while AON Middle East comfortably kept up their dominance over Greenshiled Insurance Brokers, winning the match by nine wickets.

RSA Insurance continued their good run in the tournament, beating Omega Insurance by a massive margin of 136 to book their place in the semifinals.

Batting first, RSA Insurance piled up 235 for three with Alan Daniels (79), Yash (59 not out) and Nadim (35) doing bulk of the scoring. Omega Insurance, in reply, were bowled out for 99. Ajit, Nadim, Manik and Haris took two wickets each to unsettle the Omega Insurance innings.

Marsh Insco bowled out Gargash Insurance Service for 103 runs with Aditya and Chetan doing most of the damage by picking up three wickets each. They achieved the modest victory target in 15.4 overs with Anjum Gupta (57) leading the batting charge.

The match between AON Middle East and Greenshiled Insurance Brokers turned out to be a tame affair with the former romping home with 61 balls to spare.

Kabeer remained not out 54 as AON Middle East overhauled their opponents’ score with ease.

Nasco M.E. Insurance Brokers will take on RSA Insurance while Marsh Insco will meet AON Middle East in the semifinals on Friday. The final is slated for Saturday.

BRIEF SCORES

Marsh Insco bt Gargash Insurance Service by 7 wickets: Gargash Insurance Service 103 all out in 17.4 overs (Shabbir 25, Sanish 23, Dushyant 19; Aditya 3-20, Chetan 3-21, Ranjit 2-13) Marsh Insco 104 for 3 in 15.4 overs (Anjum Gupta 57). Man of the match: Anjum Gupta of Marsh Insco.

RSA Insurance bt Omega Insurance Brokers by 136 runs: RSA Insurance 235 for 3 (Alan 79, Yash 59 not out, Nadim 35) Omega Insurance Brokers 99 all out in 15.1 overs (Ancif 34, Joseph 22; Ajit 2-9, Nadim 2-25, Manik 2-15, Haris 2-7). Man of the match: Alan Daniels of RSA Insurance.

AON Middle East bt Greenshield Insurance Brokers by 9 wickets: Greenshield Insurance Brokers 108 all out in 16.2 overs (Gabriel 65; Irshad 4-27, Satish 3-22) AON Middle East 119 for 1 in 10.5 overs (Kabeer 54 not out, Irshad 33, Ram 20 not out). Man of the match: Mohamed Irshad.


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