|Posted on June 6, 2014 at 4:52 PM|
PAKISTAN Urdu School scored a consolation victory over Asian School in Group 'A' of the Second Shaikh Khalid bin Ali bin Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa Cup Under-16 Inter-School Cricket Tournament.
The tournament is being organised by Cricket Bahrain Association under the patronage of Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa.
A total of eight teams are participating in this event being held on a league-cum knock-out basis at the Awali ground, under flood lights with coloured kit and orange cricket balls.
The event is supported by Bapco, Al Komed and RB Hilton.
Batting first, the Asian School scored 152 runs for six wickets in their allotted 20 overs.
Nikhil top scored with 58 runs (34 balls, 4x8) while Shreyas contributed a 18-ball 25 and Harshil a 29-ball 19.
Talha Shah and Talha Anwar bagged two wickets each for Pakistan Urdu School.
In reply, Pakistan Urdu School reached the target in 14 overs and with four wickets to spare.
Zain Tariq (60, 30 balls, 4x10) was the top scorer while Abdullah contributed 25 (15 ball, 4x3).
Shreyas was the most successful bowler for Asian School claiming four wickets for 34 runs.
In another match, Indian School beat Bahrain Youth Team by four wickets.
Batting first, Bahrain Youth made 144 runs for seven wickets in 20 overs.
Captain Ahid (44*, 50 balls, 2x4) top scored while Haris (28, 14 balls, 3x4, 1x6) and Salman (22, 25 balls, 3x4) were the other main contributors.
For Indian School, Akshay and Rakshit claimed two wickets each.
In reply, Indian School reached the target in 15.2 overs for the loss of six wickets.
Akshay shone with the bat as well making 48 runs (34 balls 4x5) while Pavan contributed 26 (31 balls, 4x1). Raza claimed two wickets for 23 runs for Bahrain Youth team.
Mohammed Zain Tariq representing Pakistan Urdu School was later awarded Tournament's Best Wicket Keeper award (10th June).
(Pakistan Urdu School).