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Local cricket: DCC Starlets impress in Bukhatir League

Team KT/Sharjah
Filed on February 22, 2021
Rahul Bhatia, Neelansh Keswani and Kai Smith. (Supplied photo)

DCC Starlets batsmen came up with an outstanding performance to help the team post a massive 474 for 6 in 50 overs

Having registered a comprehensive win over favourites Phoenix Medicines last week, DCC Starlets continued their brilliant form with a stunning 436–run win over Noble Future Land at the Eleven Warriors Bukhatir League in Sharjah.

Batting first, DCC Starlets batsmen came up with an outstanding performance to help the team post a massive 474 for 6 in 50 overs before bowling the opposition out for a paltry 40 runs.

Youngsters Kai Smith (115), Neelansh Keswani (100), Nikhil Srinivasan (78 not out) and Rudra Mahadev (60) decimated Noble Future Land bowlers. Rahul Neelesh Bhatia then bowled superbly, taking six wickets for 15 runs while the centurion Nilansh Keswani claimed four wickets for 25 runs.

In other matches, Karwan Strikers Blues beat Vision Shipping by six wickets while Pacific Group lost to Atlas Foundation by seven wickets.

Brief scores:

Dubai Cricket Council Starlets beat Noble Future Land by 436 runs.

DCC Starlets 476 (Kai Smith 115, Nilansh Keswani 100, Nikhil Srinivasan 78, Rudra Mahadev 60) Noble Future Land 40 all out (Rahul Neelesh Bhaita 6/15, Nilansh Keswani 4/25).

Karwan Strikers Blues beat Vision Shipping by six wickets.

Vision 275 (Shahnawaz Khan 54, Fanus Kanwal 50, Jawad Ghani 52; Rizwan KS 3/24). Karwan Strikets 279 for 4 (Moazzam Hayat 101, Nadir Hussain 85 not out).

Atlas Foundation beat Pacific Group by seven wickets.

Pacific Group 160 (Tanvir Javed 30, Levepreet Singh 27, Danish Qureshi 3/30). Atlas Foundation 163 for 3 (Mohammad Qasim 63, Qamar Abbas Awan 50, Mohamad Ayaz Khan 2/21).

Karwan Strikers beat MGM Orakzai by seven wickets.

MGM 129 all out (Waqas Ali 52, Abdul Rahman 34, Salman Khan 3/43, Fayyaz Ahmed 3/20). Karwan Strikers 130 for 3 (Jiju Janardhan 44, Fahad Nawaz 50; Asif Mumtaz 2/38).





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