Sajeev steers Maxitech to victory

MUSCAT: A match-winning all-round show by Sajeev Sathyanandan saw Maxitech International to an 8-wicket win over Sketch International in an H Division game at OAC III ground in Al Seeb.
Sajeev first bowled beautifully, taking two wickets for 24 in his spell as his side dismissed Sketch International for 146 in 20 overs.
He was later instrumental in Maxitech winning the game comfortably in 13.1 overs, scoring a hurricane 77 off 38 balls.
Brief scores: Sketch International 146 all out in 20 overs (Sharon Sebastian 41 – 3×4, 1×6, Zahid Din 32 – 1×4, 2×6. Vinu Narayanan 2-20, Sajeev Sathyanandan 2-24, Mifas Mohamed 2-29) lost to Maxitech International 149 for 2 in 13.1 overs (Sajeev Sathyanandan 77 – 10×4, 4×6, Rahul Rajeev, 36 – 5×4) by eight wickets.
Johan ton powers Danmark
Superb unbeaten century by Johan Cilliers steered Danmark to a 10-wicket victory against Kone CT in an I Division match at OAC III ground.
Requiring 166 to win, Danmark raced to the target in the 16th over, scoring 168 without loss with Johan notching up 116 off 64 balls. Fellow opener Doresh Devender scored 40 not out off 28.
Brief scores: Kone CT 165 all out in 19.5 overs (Harshith Kumar 31 – 7×4, Shabeer Musthafa 25 – 5×4 Mahesh Kumar 24 – 2×4. Hossain Sajad 3-27, Prathamesh Kumble 2-18, Junaid Iqbal 2-26) lost to Danmark 168 for 0 in 15.2 overs (Johan Cilliers 116 not out – 16×4, 5×6, Doresh Devender 40 not out – 5×4, 1×6) by 10 wickets.
Chahel, Ankith star in ISM victory
Batsman Chahel Balasubramaniyan and all-rounder Ankith Rao helped Indian School Muscat (ISM) to an easy win over Sri Lankan School Muscat (SLSM) in a 30-over Under-16 League game at Muscat Municipality ground 1 in Al Amerat.
Batting first, SLSM were bowled out for 179 in the 29th over. Movindu Movith topscored with 62 off 66 balls.
Ankith took three wickets while Azam Ali and Jayesh Anil bagged two each. Chahel led the chase with a 60-ball 70 while Ankith scored an unbeaten 41 off 37 as ISM achieved the target in the 25th overs, losing only two wickets.
Brief scores: SLSM 179 all out in 28.3 overs (Movindu Movith 60 – 6×4. Ankith Rao 3-23, Azam Ali 2-22, Jayesh Anil 2-26) lost to ISM 180 for 2 in 24.3 overs (Chahel Balasubramaniyan 70 – 8×4, Ankith Rao 41 not out – 6×4. Udantha Paliwadana 2-28) by 8 wickets.
Gyan, Saami help MCCC ‘A’ to big win
In an Under-13 League match, MCCC ‘A’ inflicted a heavy defeat on Bowsher Olympic Centre (BOC), thanks to sterling performances by Gyan Ganesh Banja, Saami Kabir Khan and Arjunsuresh Dhiman at Muscat Municipality ground 1 on Friday. Batting first, MCCC ‘A’ piled up a huge 243 for 1 in 20 overs with each of its top three batsmen making a huge impression. Gyan remained unbeaten at 88 off 56 ball, Saami scored a stylish 69 off 45, while Arjunsuresh hit a swashbuckling 62 off 27 balls. Facing a daunting task, BOC folded up for just 67 in 14 overs. Saami and Aadhithya Ramaswamy led the bowling honours, taking two wickets each.
Brief scores: MCCC ‘A’ 243 for 1 in 20 overs (Gyan Ganesh 88 not out – 11×4, Saami Kabir Khan 69 – 10×4, Arjunsuresh Dhiman 62 not out – 13×4) beat BOC 67 all out in 14 overs (Aadhithya Ramaswamy 2-04, Saami Kabir Khan 2-11) by 176 runs.

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