Hosts Al Sadiq beat Gulf Indian in Nissan Inter School U-10 opener

The First Al Sadiq Nissan Inter School Under-10 cricket Tournament began in the Al Sadiq Islamic School ground on Tuesday, according to a Press release.

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Published: Wed 30 Jan 2013, 11:42 PM

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

Former Pakistan cricketer and UAE coach, Aaqib Javed, was the guest of honour during the opening ceremony held on Tuesday.

Also present were, Nissan’s Sports Division Manager, Fatima Vally, Mazhar Khan, Administrator of the Emirates Cricket Board and Ali Anwar of Sharjah Cricket Council.

Former Pakistan cricketer Aaqib Javed and Al Sadiq School principal Tajammul A.M at the opening ceremony on Tuesday. — Supplied photo

Tajammul, principal of Al Sadiq School, welcomed the guests and the parents.

Al Sadiq School defeated Gulf Indian High School, Dubai by 114 runs in the opening match. Batting first, Al Sadiq piled up a huge total of 160 for 4 wickets in 15 overs.

Openers Majid and Bilal put on a 99-run. Majid scored 48 runs made with four boundaries and a six. Later, captain Zahid, who came one down smashed a quick 49 runs which included seven boundaries and two sixes.

In reply, Gulf Indian High School seemed helpless in batting as well. They lost their openers for no score in the very first over. Then the wickets kept on falling with regular interval with less runs on the score board. Finally they were all out for just 46 runs.

Brief scores

Al Sadiq School beat Gulf Indian High School, Dubai by 114 runs. Al Sadiq School 160 for 4 wkts in 15 overs (Majid 48, Zahid 49 runs; Anshiv 2-26, Abhinav & Mustafa took one wicket each). Gulf Indian High School: 46 all out (Zahid 2-11, Ahmed 2-8). Man of the Match: Zahid.

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