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Majees CC ease past VLCC,Renaissance beat Powertech

31 Dec 2023

Muscat – Majees CC defeated VLCC by six wickets in the Premier Division League 2023-24 powered by Muscat Pharmacy LLC at the Oman Cricket Academy Turf 1 on Friday.

Batting first, VLCC posted 206 with Sahil Dias making 90. Sajjad Khan (44) and Sultan Ahmed (41) also came up with fine contributions. Zeeshan Maqsood and Aamir Kaleem picked two wickets each for Majees.

In response Zeeshan Maqsood played a stunning innings (112) and with Aamir Kaleem (63) stitched a 191-run partnership to reach the target with ease. Sohail Ahmed picked up two wickets for VLCC.

In another Premier Division match on Saturday, Renaissance beat Zawawi Powertech by 13 runs at the Oman Cricket Academy Turf 1.

Renaissance posted 208 thanks to substantial contributions from Hammad Mirza (40), Asif Khan (39) and Mohd Adeeb (33).

Saishiv Narayan picked four wickets for Powertech while Sivaraj Dheenadhayalu claimed three.

In response, Powertech fell just short of the target despite Kalaiarasan Natarajan scoring 51 and Prabhakaran Kannan making 35. Skipper Sufyan Mehmood picked up three wickets while Asif Khan and Syed Muzamil took two wickets each to seal the win for Renaissance.

Brief scores: VLCC 206/7 in 50 overs (Sahil Dias 90(120); Zeeshan Maqsood 2/33) lost to Majees 210/4 in 40.4 overs (Zeeshan Maqsood 112 (124), Aamir Kaleem 63(106); Sohail Ahmed 2/23) by 6 wickets.

Renaissance 208/10 in 49.5 overs (Hammad Mirza 40(67); Saishiv Narayan 4/25) beat Zawawi Powertech 195/10 in 49.1 overs (Kalaiarasan Natarajan 51(63); Sufyan Mehmood 3/37) by 13 runs.

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