Gems Modern Academy; DPS Dubai win Maxtalent Vision Cup titles
DPS Dubai Under-13 players celebrate after defeating Gems Modern Academy in the final. - Supplied photo
Dubai - In the U-13 final, Faiza Tabassum's all-round performance helped an unbeaten DPS Dubai rout Gems Modern Academy by 8 wickets.
Gems Modern Academy experienced mixed luck when their U-17 retained the title defeating The Winchester School, Jebel Ali while their U-13 team suffered a defeat at the hands of DPS Dubai, in the Maxtalent Vision Cup 2019.
The tournament was organised with support of Emirates Cricket Board.
Batting first, Winchester scored a decent total of 87 runs in the allotted 10 overs. Even though majority of runs came through extras, Ashi Srinidi played her part with 26 runs off 20 balls alongside Jade Menezes.
In reply, Sia Gokhale scored a brick 21 off 12 balls to help GEMS Modern Academy post 89 for 4 wickets in 9 overs.
In the U-13 final, Faiza Tabassum's all-round performance helped an unbeaten DPS Dubai rout Gems Modern Academy by 8 wickets.
Faiza bowled an excellent spell of 3 wickets for 12 runs to restrict GMA to 59 for 6 at the end of 10 overs.
In reply, Faiza top scored with 18 off 11 balls and Sayani smashed 15 off 6 as DPS Dubai raced home by scoring 60 runs 2 wickets in just seven overs. Amol Vaidya CEO of GIIS School Barsha gave away the prizes.
Under 13 (final):
GEMS Modern Academy 59 for 6 in 10 overs (Pehel 20; Faiza 3-12) lost to
DPS Dubai 60 for 2 in 7 overs (Faiza Tabassum 18, Sayani 15; Pehel & Amulya took 1 wicket each.) by 8 wkts.
Under 17 (final):
The Winchester, Jebel Ali 87 for 2 in 10 overs (Ashi Srinidi 26, Jade Menezes 11) lost to
GMA 89 for 4 in 9 overs (Siya Gokhale 21; Ashi Srinidi 2-16, Mahumi and Ayesha 1 wkt each) by 6 wkts.
Best Batsman: Faiza Tabassum (51 runs)
Best Bowler: Faiza Tabassum (6 wickets)
Player of tournament: Faiza Tabassum (51 runs and 6 wkts)
Best Batsman: Lavaniya Keni (64 runs)
Best Bowler: Aisha Tariq (3 wickets)
Player of tournament: Aashi Karunakaran (51 runs and 3 wkts)