Fanatic meet Al Futtaim Honda for Corporate T20

UMM AL QUWAIN — Fanatic CC of Ras Al Khaimah will meet Al Futtaim Honda in the final of the Third Junior Corporate T20 tournament here.

By (KT Report)

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Published: Thu 21 Jun 2012, 12:53 AM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 1:56 PM

In the semi-finals Fanatic-RAK beat National Trading Development Estate (NTDE) by seven wickets and Al Futtaim Honda got the better of Tiger Steel by four wickets.

The tournament, held under the supervision of the Emirates Cricket Board and played under the auspices of the Ajman Cricket Council, is organised under the leadership of Mushtaq Ahmed Chowdhary.

An all-round performance by Ajith S helped Fanatic (RAK) in the first semi-final.

First Ajith took four NTDE wickets and later hit a half-century (86) to be named the man of the semis.

NTDE, electing to bat first, were all out for 161 with Ajith scalping four wickets for 32 runs.

Haroon Rasheed was the top scorer for NTDE with 44 from 26 deliveries and hit four boundaries and an equal number of sixes. Fawad Ali made 31 from 19 which included five boundaries.

Mohammed Amjid made 39 while Zeeshan chipped in 12 as NTDE were all out for 161 in 19.2 overs.

Besides Ajith’s four wickets, Nashwan Nasir CTK claimed two for 21 and Harish K Mudasir Wazeer and Karshanachandran picked up one each.

Fanatic (RAK) reached the target is 16 overs losing three wickets. Opener Ajith remained not out on 86 made from 49 deliveries. He hit nine boundaries and belted four sixes as he and Nashwan Nasir remained at the crease when the winning run was scored.

Asim Syed 19, Shailesh Rai 17 and Harish K 13 were the other contributors for the winners. Ajith picked up the man of the match award.

Kaleem Mulla, Wasim Asad and Mohammed Amjid shared the three Fanatic wickets to fall.

In the second semi-final, Tiger Steel chose to bat first on winning the toss.

They set up a moderate victory target of 153 with the top order failing to get among runs.

Urvesh remained not out on 39 made from 18 deliveries with the help of five fours, Syed Mohin hit a 25-ball 22, Tariq contributed 11 while Kamalesh made 18 from 22 balls. Opener Preetesh 19 and Bharani contributed 13.

Harikrishnan was the most successful bowler for Al Futtaim Honda claiming two wickets for 37 runs. Asghar Butt, Vineeth, John and Arif picked up one wicket each for the winners.

Butt took the honours of being the top scorer for Honda hitting a rapid 22-ball 44 which included five sixes and one boundary. Shahid Moosa scored 43 from 37 deliveries and hit seven boundaries and one six.

Openers Anoop 23 and Qamar 18 also helped in with their contributions as Honda romped home in the 17th over.

Syed Mohin and Kamalesh claimed two wickets each for 22 and 40 runs respectively.\

Brief scores

Third Junior Corporate T20 semis:

  • Fanatic (RAK) beat NDTE by 7 wickets: NTDE 161 in ‘9.2 overs (Haroon Rasheed 44, Mohammed Amjid 39, Fawad Ali 31, Zeeshan Ahmed 12; Ajith S 4-32, Nashwan Nasir 2-21). Fanatic (RAK) 162 for 3 in 16 overs (Ajith S 86, Asim Syed 19, Shailesh Rai 17, Harish K 13; Mohammed Amjid 1-25, Kaleem Mulla 1-33, Wasim Asad 1-42). Man of the match: Ajith S of Fanatic (RAK).
  • Al Futtaim Honda bt Tiger Steel by 4 wickets: Tiger Steel CC 152 for 7 (Urvesh 39*, Syed Mohin 22, Preetesh 19, Kamalesh 18, Bharani 13, Tariq 11; Harikrishnan 2-37, Asghar 1-27). Al Futtaim Honda 153 for 6 in 17 overs (Asghar Butt 44, Shahid Moosa 43, Anoop 23 Qamar 18; Syed Mohin 2-22, Kamalesh 2-40). Man of the match: Asghar Butt of Al Futtaim Honda.

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