Week 19 – Premier Section
Bhalot Strikers scored a record breaking scoreline (in a league fixture) against Flix CC. 406 runs were scored by Strikers. Bhalots’ top order piled the runs on Flix CC , with a 4th wicket partnership of 200 runs between Yasir Ali who scored an unbeaten 106*, & Kamran Hussain who fell 5 runs short from his century (95). Abid Athar also scored a fabulous Century (100).
Bhalot Strikers finished their innings on 406-4. In reply Flix CC were 225-9 with Sadaqat Zaman scoring 48. Strikers Adil Ali took 4-31. Despite a massive score Bhalot Strikers could only manage to secure a wining draw which gives them an 8 points lead at the top of Premier Section. On other hand a vital point gained by Flix CC who are still a whisker above the relegation zone.
Defending Champions & Second place RZM continue to apply pressure on Bhalot Strikers as they comfortably beat White Rose by 109 runs. RZM scored 225-8 with runs from Majid Inayat (58) & Yasir Ali (40). In reply White Rose were all out for 115.
OnQ scored 209 -9 against Raja CC who are also trying to avoid the drop. Raja CC managed to gain a crucial point, Faisal Javed scored a vital 78 & Hassan Patel chipping in with 47. Despite a fine effort by Tauseef Arshad who picked up 5-23, Raja CC completed their innings on 178-9.
Kashmir Dewsbury beat Darulshafa by 3 wickets. Darulshafa were all out for 193, in reply a fine innings by Farukh Alam who scored an unbeaten 78* saw the Dewsbury side chase their target down with 3 wickets to spare.
Finally, in the Premier Section Heaton Park were all out for 80, Ali Shan being the star bowler for My Lahore CC picking up 5-14. My Lahore reached their target with a five wickets in hand.
It surely was a Captain’s inning by Bilal Ejaz who scored a marvellous unbeaten 141* runs which saw his side Bradford Moor beat Rising Stars by 3 wickets. Over 450 runs were scored between both teams. Rising Stars scored 229-8 with Naseem Aslam scoring 78 & Maunam Ijaz with an unbeaten 61*. In reply Bradford Moor were 230 -7.
Punjab CC continue to lead the table after comfortably beating Karmand CC by 6 wickets. Karmand were all out for 153, in reply Punjab scored 155 for the loss of 4 wickets.
Mohammed Pandor picked up 5-37 against Tabs CC who were all out for 126 with Rauf Qayyum scoring 68. In reply second place Diamond CC were 128-6.
Third Place Earlmarshall comfortably beat bottom of the table Azad CC by eight wickets. Azad were all out for 127, in reply Earlmarshall were 128-2, with Ibrahim Adil scoring an unbeaten 51*.
Finally, Shaheen beat bottom side Indus Ghari by 65 runs. Naveed Hafeez scored 57, in reply Indus Ghari were all out for 116.
An all-round performance by Aamir Rehman helped his side Style CC beat Yorkshire Lions by 4 wickets. Yorkshire Lions were all out for 149 with Asif Ayub scoring 56. Aamir Rehman picked up 4 wickets for 26 and Abdul Samad 4-30. In reply Style CC chased their target with the loss of 6 wickets. This time Aamir Rehman contributing with the bat by scoring 78. Style CC are still joint leaders alongside EAM, who comfortably beat Patriots CC by 7 wickets. Patriots were all out for 124. Amir Syed scoring 46. Mohammed Arshad picked up 4-25 for EAM. In reply EAM scored 126 for the loss of three wickets.
Kashmir Bradford thrashed Green stars by 9 wickets. Green Stars were all out for 90. In reply Kashmir Bradford were 94 -1, M Zahid scoring an unbeaten 41*.
It was an entertaining end between Chach CC & Bradford Royals which saw the match finished in a tie. Chach were all out for 137. An all-round performance by Tahir Bashir who first picked up 4-53 & then followed up by scoring 54 runs. Chach CC left arm fast bowler Adnan Shezad also picked 4-36 as Bradford Royals were also all out for 137.
Finally, Central Leeds beat Kings XI by 50 runs. Central Leeds were all out for 184, with Adam Hussain scoring 60. In reply Kings XI were all out for 134, Adnan Ahmed picked up 4-35.