Hari shines for
Al Naboodah

An unbeaten 78 by Hari Prasad gave Al Naboodah Eleven Top a six-wicket win over Al Jaseen in the 22nd Twenty20 Bukhatir League ‘B’ Division tournament organised by the Sharjah Cricket Council at the Al Dhaid Cricket Village, a Press release stated.

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Published: Sun 20 Jan 2013, 11:10 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 8:59 AM

Chasing 167 to victory, Hari led from the front even though wickets fell at the opposite end. He played a blistering knock scoring 78 from just 45 balls including seven boundaries and four sixes.

He and Kapil Ramdas (31 not out, 25b, 3x4) shared an unbroken 99-run fifth wicket partnership as they romped home to victory in 18.3 overs.

Earlier, bating first, Hanal (27), Zohaib (39), Sahbaz (30) and Jalal (25) contributed to help Al Jaseen achieve 166 in 20 overs.

For Al Naboodah, Rajesh picked three wickets while Mohammad and Dihan took two each.

In another match, Insan Khan scored a half century as Cost Cutter beat Bukhatir Group by 39 runs. Batting by choice, Cost Cutter scored 169 for eight in 20 overs. Insan took only 45 balls to reach 54 while Amjad Javed chipped in with 28 from only 11 deliveries consisting of six boundaries.

Harris Khan chipped in with a 16-ball 23 as they secured 169 for eight in 20 overs.

In reply, Nabeel bowled a superb spell scalping four wickets giving away only 14 from his three overs while Amjad Javed took three in his four overs as Bukhatir Group could muster only 130 in 18.4 overs. Shamooz Khan top scored with 55 which went in vain.

Brief scores

Al Nabooda Eleven Top bt Al Jabeen by six wickets. Al Jabeen: 166 for nine in 20 overs (Manal 27, Zohaib 39, Sahbaz 30, Jalal 25; Rajesh 3-23, Mohammad 2-24, Dihan 2-24). Al Naboodah: 171 for 4 in 18.3 overs (Hari Prasad 78 not out, Kapil Ramdas 31 not out). Man of the match: Hari Prasad.

Cost Cutter bt Bukhatir Group by 39 runs. Cost Cutter: 169 for eight in 20 overs (Insan Khan 54, Amjad Javed 28, Harris Khan 23; Majeed 3-16). Bukhatir Group: 130 all out in 18.4 overs (Shamooz Khan 55, Gul Jamil 17; Amjad Javed 3-18; Nabeel 4-14). Man of the match: Nabeel.

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