City GMK, Tiger CC advance

City GMK, Tiger CC advance

Atif Rehman was the only successful bowler with three wickets.



Dubai — Tiger CC beat Friends CC while City Gymkhana trounced Dubai Monster CC to advance into the next round of Shijana Cricket Cup 2014 at Seven Seas Sports Club, DIP ground.

In the first match, Tiger won by by seven wickets. Batting first, Friends were bowled out for 133 in 15 overs. Munned Ahmed scored 27, Syeom Ali 29, Atiqe Rehaman 20 not out, and Zaryab Khan 20. Amir Liqat (2-16), Hafiz Numan (2-18), Umair Ahmed 2-17, Fyyaz Ahmed 2-20 were among the wickets. Tiger overhauled the target for the loss of three wickets in 10.1 overs. Noveed Ahmed top scored with 70 not out while Ali Hassan and Khuramm Butt pitched in 21 and 28 respectively. Atif Rehman was the only successful bowler with three wickets.

In the second match, City Gymkhana beat Dubai Monster by 110 runs.

Batting first, City Gymkhana made 259/8 in 22 overs with Nasir Mahmood (46), Abdul Rehman (31), Qaser Ali (29) and Basit Ali (29 not out) contributing. Kashif Ali (2-42), Aziam (2-49) and Zameer Haideer (2/36) took the wickets.

Chasing, Dubai Monster were 149 all out in 10.1 overs with S.Ali (43), Mujeeb Ali (28) and Atiq Ali (35) among the runs. Danish Ali (5/11) and Hamza Ali (3/40) were the most successful bowlers for City.


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