Xpress Money stun Googly at Insportz

Newly promoted Xpress Money defeated Googly in the first match of the Premier Division of the Insportz Ramadan Cricket League 2013.

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Published: Fri 19 Jul 2013, 1:15 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 6:55 PM

Xpress Money batted first to score a whopping 111 after a brilliant partnership of 44 by Atif Altaf and Zeeshan Malik. Top scorer for Xpress Money was Mohammed Shanil with 25 runs off the bat.

In the second innings, Googly were contained to only 71 runs as Xpress Money displayed some incredible bowling and fielding performance. Best bowler of the night was Ali Afzal for Xpress Money with 4 wickets.

In the “C” Division, Rowdy Cricketers claimed victory over Dynamites to earn their first win points. Batting first, Rowdy Cricketers set a target of 81 after being given a great start of 38 by Adeel Naeem and Adil Saeed.

Dynamites’ fielding seemed lacking, despite Adeep and Shon claiming 3 wickets each. In the second innings, Dynamites could not get to a good start and ended at 70 as Rowdy Cricketers impressed in bowling with Mohd. Ijlal taking a 5 wicket haul.

In another exciting “D” Division thriller, Al Futtaim Logistics barely clinched a win over Al Noor Advertising as the game was decided in the last over. Al Futtaim Logistics batted first to score 76 runs after a mixed batting performance. However, the last partnership of Faisal Karim and Mohd. Amjath contributed a well deserved and much needed 35 runs. Maisam Raza impressed with the ball as he took 5 wickets in his first match of the tournament.

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