Week 16 – Premier Section
The shock result in the Premier League came from the game between Flix CC & Keighley RZM. The away team beat the defending champions by two wickets. RZM were all out for 167 in reply a responsible 52 by Basit Khan helped his side cross the line with two wickets to spare. Flix are now two points clear from the relegation zone.
Kashmir Dewsbury scored 212-9 against bottom of the table Heaton Park. Shahban Ahmed scoring 45 runs. In reply Heaton Park were all out for 140. Khalid Bilal taking 4-38. Once again the rain had affected majority of the games in the Premier League. The following three matches were abandoned due to rain.
OnQ 158 all out (Iftikhar Nasser 77, Yasar Ali 4-19) v Bhalot Strikers: 60 – 3
Darulshafa 228 all out (Khalil Ullah 59, Arsaam Malik 51*, Hassan Javed 4-48) v White Rose 152 – 7 (Imran Khan 47, Mohammed Azam 4-28)
Raja 160 all out (Waleed Anjum 64) v My Lahore 47 – 6
Section A League Leaders Punjab CC had a two wicket victory over Azad CC. Azad were all out for 158 in reply Punjab scored 159 for 8. Punjab CC are now 11 points clear at the top of the table in Section A. Second place Diamond had a 54 runs victory over Bradford Moor. Diamond were all out for 181 in reply Bradford Moor were all out for 128. Kyme Tahirkheli scored 59, with Mohammed Altaf taking 4-23 for Diamond. Earlmarshall comfortably beat Tabs by 10 wickets, Tabs were all out for 97, quality piece of bowling by Mohammed Ilyas who took 4-6 had Tabs in serious trouble. In reply Earlmarshall cruised themselves to their target with the opening pair; Ibrahim Adil scoring 50 and Inderdip Singh 44. Shaheen CC had a close victory over Karmand CC who were all out for 134. In reply Shaheen scored 135 with eight wickets down.
The following match between Rising Stars and Indus Ghari was abandoned due to rain.
Rising Stars: 257 – 9 (Mounam Ejaz 72, Mohammed Kashif 5-54) v Indus Ghari : 147 – 4 (Mohammed Tayyab 48, Mohammed Mukdas 42).
Joint leaders EAM beat Bradford Royals easily by 8 wickets. M Arshad 4-23 helped EAM restrict Royals to a total of 128 before they were bowled out. In reply inform batsmen Amjid Hussain scored a valuable 79 which easily allowed EAM to their opponents with the loss of two wickets.
Style CC also beat their opponents Central Leeds by two wickets. Central Leeds were all out for 136, off spinner Abdul Samad taking 4-32. In reply Central Leeds made life very difficult for Style CC who were eight wickets down had Uzair Khan to thank who scored a valuable unbeaten 42 which was pivotal in Style CC victory. Kashmir Bradford beat Yorkshire Lions by six wickets. Kashmir Bradford were all out for 137. Rashid Mahmood scoring 41 for Lions. In reply Zaheer Shah Kashmir scored a marvellous unbeaten 61. Kashmir Bradford victory moves them into third place in Section B. Kings XI also had a narrow victory over Patriots. Patriots were all out for 179. Azad Arif scored 82. Kamran Hussain picked up 4 wickets for 25. In reply Wasim Rafiq picked 4-46 for Patriots who had Kings XI in all kinds of trouble only until Kashif Hussain 72 & unbeaten 60 gave Kings XI the maximum points. Chach CC managed their second win of the season by beating Green Stars by 48 runs. Chach were all out for 150. Shoaib Baig picked up 4-42, in reply Green Stars were all out for 102.