GMW Royal post 10-wkt win over Cost Cutter

Electing to bat first after winning the toss, Cost Cutter openers Farrukh Kazmi (10, 12b, 1x4) and Asmat Khan (26, 54b, 1x4) provided a decent start.



Sharjah — GMW Royal registered a convincing 10-wicket victory over Cost Cutter in a Group C match of the 41st Bukhatir League for Interface Cup 2015. The tournament is organised by the Sharjah Cricket Council.

Riswan Sadiq was the wrecker-in-chief  claiming four wickets as Cost Cutter were shot out for a paltry 133 in 45.1 overs which GMW Royal chased down in only 14.4 overs.

Electing to bat first after winning the toss, Cost Cutter openers Farrukh Kazmi (10, 12b, 1x4) and Asmat Khan (26, 54b, 1x4) provided a decent start.

Asim Kaleem continued the good work as he adopted a cautious approach to score 44 run from a 111 balls including three boundaries.

Riswan Sadiq scalped four wickets while Usman Mustaq bagged three as Cost Cutter lost five wickets in the span of of just 21 runs as they were all out for 133 in 45.1 overs.

Zawar Saeed (22, 20b, 3x4) was the only batsman to show some resistance in the lower order. Rizwan Sadiq’s exceptional 9.1 overs saw him leak only 18 runs including a maiden. Mustaq conceded 27 runs in his 10 overs. Osman Qadir was the other bowler to do well claiming two wickets.

In reply, Amjad Gul Khan played a blistering knock smashing a 38-ball 75 not out peppered with six hits to the fence and five over it while Umer Waheed scored a 50-ball 42 supported by five boundaries as GMW Royal wasted no much time in scoring 134 no loss in 14.4 overs.


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