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Indian School Muscat win Oman Cricket U16 league title, MCCC Yellow U13 champions

14 Mar 2023

Muscat – Indian School Muscat (ISM) Under-16 team beat Sri Lankan School Muscat U16 by 37 runs while Muscat Cricket Coaching Centre (MCCC) Yellow U13 defeated Bosher Sports Centre (BSC) U13 E by nine wickets in the Oman Cricket Junior Domestic League powered by Mazoon Dairy SAOC.

In the U16 final, batting first, ISM U16 made 153 thanks to Devansh Loya’s (71 of 49; 9×4) fine innings. For Sri Lankan School, Omindu PM was the key bowler with figures of 5/16. Mohd Rushdaan and Senuka VN picked up two wickets each. 

In reply, SLSM batsmen were in trouble against the ISM attack, losing wickets at regular intervals. Omindu PM (38 of 27; 6×4) tried getting SLSM close to the target but their innings ended at 116 in 25.2 overs.

Devansh Loya sparkled with the ball as well, taking three for 20 and was adjudged the Man of the Match.

In the U13 finals, BSC U13 made 105 for eight in 20 overs. Aditya Chaudhari (26 of 30; 3×4) and Vihaan Apte (27 of 24; 4×4) made useful contributions.

Arav Pillai, Karnik Mehta and Pranav NS took two wickets each for MCCC Yellow

In reply, Kriv Patel hit a quick fire (64 of 33; 9×4) and was well supported by Siddeshwaran S (29 of 23; 4×4) as MCCC Yellow chased down the target in 10.1 overs.

Kriv Patel was adjudged the Man of the Match.

In the prize distribution ceremony for the U13 & U16 Junior Domestic League, Kiran Asher – Board Member, Oman Cricket and Duleep Mendis – Chief Development Officer, Oman Cricket graced the stage.

In the U16 category, Kriv Patel was awarded the Best Batsman, Aneek Chakraborty was awarded the Consolation Batsman, Omindu PM was awarded the Best Bowler and Jayapranesh Ayyapan was awarded the Best All-Rounder.

In the U13 class, Kriv Patel was awarded the Best Batsman and the Best All Rounder and Shravan Sharat Kurup was awarded the Best Bowler.

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