Ajman: Unique Strikers Bhatkal eked out a hard-fought 44 runs win over Al Sitara Gulf Karkala to register their win in the Globelink West Star Shipping LLC Mangaluru Premier League 2016 tournament, here at Oval Ground, Ajman recently.
Opting to bat, Unique Strikers Bhatkal rode on Nevelle Perick 25-ball 22 to score 131 in 20 overs. Abdul Basith Muallim and Oswin Sevio picked up two wickets each for Al Sitara Gulf Karkala.
Chasing the target, Shadab struck a 35-ball 43 but that was not enough to take Al Sitara Gulf Karkala’s over the line as they were bundled out for 87.
Nelson Pinto was the pick of the bowler for Unique Strikers Bhatkal, scalping four wickets for 10 runs.
Brief Scores: Unique Strikers Bhatkal: 133/10 in 20 overs (Neville Perick 22, Basith Muallim 38/2, Oswin Sevio 24/2).
Al Sitara Gulf Karkala: 87/10 in 15.4 overs (Shadab 43, Nelson Pinto 10/4).
MPL: Cric-Icon DVS Bhatkal beat ANIB XI on Top Mysore by 7 wickets
Ajman: Cric-Icon DVS Bhatkal produced a clinical all-round show to record a comfortable seven-wicket win over ANIB XI on Top Mysore in their Group cricket match here in Globelink West Star Shipping LLC Mangaluru Premier League 2016 tournament at Oval Ground, Ajman on Friday.
Opting to bat after winning the toss, ANIB XI on Top Mysore batted well and scored 158/7 in their allotted 20 overs.
Mohammed Safwan Shanu top-scored for ANIB XI on Top Mysore with 74 off 37 balls. He hit five fours and five sixes. Middle order batsman Gifson was the next best scorer with28 off as many balls, but the others struggled to do anything of note.
Keith Pinto picked up three wickets by conceding 30 runs.
While chasing, Opener Ashley Lobo (31), Zaid Kazia (36), Hariprasad (29), Mohammed Asif (31*) and Ameen (32*) were top-scorers for Cric-Icon DVS Bhatkal, as they completed the task with 6 balls to spare by reaching 162 for three.
Brief Scores: ANIB XI on Top Mysore: 158/7 in 20 overs (Safwan Shanu 74, Gifson 28, Keith Pinto 30/3).
Cric-Icon DVS Bhatkal: 162/3 in 19 overs (Lobo 31, Zaid 36, Hariprasad 29, Asif 31, Ameen 32Abdur Rahman Siddiqua 26/2).