Local Round-Up: Huge victory for Enhance Eagles

Wasim Ali (106), Ikhtiar Kazmi (90 not out) and Jaison Manjila (63) shone with the bat and Mohammed Faisal took three wickets to help MDC Enhance Eagles post a thumping 247-run win against White Lotus in an Oman Cricket A Division match played at Al Amerat on Friday. 

Brief scores: MDC Enhance Eagles 335-5 in 40 overs (Ali 106, Kazmi 90 n.o, Manjila 63) beat White Lotus 88 in 21.3 overs (Faisal 3-18).

Other results: A Division: Ooredoo 135 in 35.5 overs (Ritwik Kadankot 38; Chadith Lakmal 4-26) lost to Renaissance 137-1 in 15.1 overs (Ghazanfar Iqbal 43).

B Division: Powertech 234-8 in 30 overs (Prasanth Manikandan 72; Nathar al Balushi 3-45) beat OCT Al Amerat 160-9 in 30 overs (Aroan D 3-30).

C Division: OCT Al Hail B 128-8 in 20 overs (Abdul Ghani 37; Vishak Jayakumar 2-10) lost to E&Y 132-2 in 12.3 overs (Atique Ahmed 48, Vikram Verma 42).

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Record entries for marathon event

The Al Mouj Muscat Marathon, to be held on January 27 with the joint effort of Muscat Road Runners and Oman Sail, has received as many as 1,300 entries for the 2017 edition - a competition record.

The marathon will feature three event distances - the marathon, half-marathon and a 10km run with routes for all three expected to be announced in the coming days.

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