Muslim Club A Team beat Ruaraka Sports Club A Team on
Sunday at Sir Ali Sports Club in the ongoing Nairobi
Provincial Cricket Association Super Leagu 20/20 Match
by 4 wickets in an exciting finish.
The match was
officiated by Asgar Kassam and Subhash Modi while the
Scorers were Ms. Najah Burhan and Deepesh Bhudia.
The match officials and
the players observed A Minute Silence in the loving
memory of Dr. Atul Patel (passed away last Friday) who
was a former Hon. Treasurer of Kenya Cricket Association
and A Former Official of Ruaraka Sports Club.
Ruaraka Sports Club
captain Purshottam Vekaria won the toss and elected to
bat first and managed to put up a respectable score of
128 all out in 19.5 overs thanks mainly to fine batting
performances by Hitesh Bhudia 32, Rajendra Mepani 27,
Chandresh Hirani 17 and Purshottam Vekaria 17.
Bowling honours were
shared by Gopal Joshi 3/12, Mujib Ashraf 2/21, Aman
Gandhi 2/24, Alfeed Luseno 2/16 and Zahid Abbas 1/21.
In reply SAMC were made
to fight till 19.4 overs to win the match, two balls to
spare by 4 wickets.
SAMC scored 132 for the
loss of 6 wickets in 19.4 overs with match winning and
impressive knock coming from Zahid Abbas 54 who was ably
supported by Philip Alexander 19, Hamza Malik 17, and
Aman Gandhi 14. For Ruaraka Hasit Vekaria 2/25, Rinkesh
Vekaria 1/19 and Robit Halai 1/23 bowled well.
SAMC were awarded 4
points for the outright win while Ruaraka went home