x Abu Dhabi, UAE Friday 21 July 2017

Maha Travels start journey

Al Maha Travels bounced from their first match defeat for their first points in the UBL Twenty20 floodlit tournament at the Zayed Stadium.

ABU DHABI // Al Maha Travels bounced from their first match defeat for their first points in the UBL Twenty20 floodlit tournament at the Zayed Stadium. The openers Zia Qazi (50) and Shoaib Khan (76) set the platform with a breezy 81-run stand to score 197-7 and then restrict Technip to 131-6 in 20 overs. The Royal Bank of Scotland and Seven Seas posted convincing wins over Salama and EMKE Group respectively to get their campaigns off to winning starts.

Scores: Al Maha Travels 197-7 (Zia Qazi 50, Shoaib Khan 76, Prashant Mane 4-27) bt Technip 131-66 (Sandesh Gavade 41 n.o) by 66 runs; Salama 102 (Mudasar Ejaz 2-18, Asif Khan 2-20) lost to RBS 106-3 in 16 overs (Kamran Mushtaq 35) by 7 wkts; Seven Seas 261-5 (Asif Iqbal 51, Qadir Nawaz 74 n.o, Waqas Rana 38, Prasanna Raj 2-18) bt EMKE Group 103-5 (Freddy Sidhwa 2-37) by 158 runs. sports@thenational.ae

Age Group made a record 355 in the first Umm Al Quwain Junior T20 league, thrashing WSP by 199 runs and eclipsing the mark of 335 set by Emirates Islamic Bank. Haseeb B hit a hurricane 67-ball 153 while Jehangir (65 from 22 balls) and Imran (50 in 16 balls) lent their support. Scores: Age Group 355-4 bt WSP 156 (Digambar 34; Badal 2-10, Tanveer 2-12, Yasir 2-17). Man of the match: Haseeb; Young Fighters 166 (Abdul Wali 67, Farhan 31; Shafig 3-20, Faisal 3-24, Altaf 2-30) bt Titans Tiffins CC 168-3 (Manu 69, Noushad Ali 34; Amir 2-37). MoM: Manu; Febis Computers 191-3 (Manish 53, Pradeep 32*) bt BMTS 60 (Deepak 4-14, Takasur 2-20) MoM: Deepak; Friendz 70 (Qadir 4-13, Amir 2-3, Shiraz 2-5, Vidya 2-11) lost to Integrity XI 71-2 in 7 overs (Tanveer 45). MoM: Qadir; Multiplex CC 213 (Shekawat 138; Sandeep 4-17, Imran 3-51) bt Grand Slam 177-8 (Rakesh 49*; Shekawat 3-25, Amit 2-26). MoM: Shekawat; Dubai Strikers 206-8 (Vinu 73, Arun 34; Idris 3-22, Siddharth 3-33) bt Liberty Automobiles 172-6 (Abbas 54, Liyakat 38; Jeevan 2-23). MoM: Vinu; Jashanmal 133 (Tahir 29; Nasir 2-9, Javed 2-15, Rohit 2-19) lost to BMTS 134-4 (Harikirat 39*, Shahid 30; Zeeshan 3-16). MoM; Harikirat.

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