One Stop Tourism and Mir CC emerged the winners on the fifth day of the 29th Ramadan Rathath MF Cup 2017, organised by the Sharjah Cricket Club.
While One Stop Tourism defeated Skybridge Freight Solutions by 95 runs, Mir CC got past Multiplex International by four wickets.
Winning the toss and One Stop Tourism’s decision to bat first hit the right note as openers Adil Mirza and Fahad Ansari quickly added a superb 89 runs for the first wicket in just 7.4 overs.
Adil Mirza departed scoring an impressive 43 from only 24 deliveries consisting of six boundaries and two sixes.
Fahad Ansari remained focused to earn his half century before he was out smashing a 68 from just 31 balls including five boundaries and seven sixes.
Hafiz Kaleem chipped in with a 27 off just 21 deliveries while Rohan Mustafa scored 16 to ensure One Stop Tourism secured 196 for eight in 20 overs.
For Skybridge Freight Solutions, Mohammad Tariq and Mohammad Wasif claimed two wickets each.
Chasing a stiff target, Skybridge Freight Solutions had a terrible start losing three wickets for just 20 runs. The situation got no better as the lost another two wickets with just 16 runs getting added to the scoreboard.
Fawad Jalil (23, 18b, 2×4, 1×6) and Mohammad Tariq (32, 21b, 2×4, 2×6) played crucial knocks but their efforts could only help Skybridge Freight Solutions to reach a paltry 101 in 15.1 overs.
Man of the match Adil Mirza was the star bowler claiming four wickets in his four overs giving away just 28 runs while Shoaib Laghari pocketed three in his four overs.
In the other match, chasing 143 to win Mir CC were led by a fine contributions from five of their batsmen who managed 20s scores to take the team home in the 18th over.
Salman Babar gave the start with a 25 off 18 balls before Imad Mushtaq (27, 16b, 3×4, 2×6) and Shahzad Malik (20, 18b, 2×4) further provided the push.
Abdul Rehman smashed a 21-ball 25 while Bilal Irshad scored an unbeaten 26 form just 16 balls as Mir CC scored 144 for six in 17.4 overs.
Razik Khan was the pick of the bowler for Multiplex International to claim four wickets.
Earlier batting first, Haroon Ahmed was the top scorer for Multiplex International smashing a 49-ball 74 while Mohammad Yasir Ali chipped in with a 19 to help the team reach 142 for nine in 20 overs.
Salman Babar claimed three wickets for Mir CC but was expensive giving away 41 runs in his four overs. Kashif Mir and Hammad Khan bagged two each.
While Rathath MF is the main sponsor Rainbow hospitality is the associate sponsor.
Brief scores: One Stop Tourism bt Skybridge Freight Solutions by 95 runs. One Stop Toursim: 196/8 in 20 overs (Adil Mirza 43, Fahad Ansari 68, Hafiz Kaleem 27; Mohammad Tariq 2/26, Mohammad Wasif 2/29). Skybridge Freight Solutions: 101 all out in 15.1 overs (Fawad Jalil 23, Mohammad Tariq 32; Adil Mirza 4/28, Shoaib Laghari 3/28). Man of the match: Adil Mirza.
Multiplex International: 142/9 in 20 overs (Haroon Ahmed 74; Salman Babar 3/41, Kashif Mir 2/21, Hammad Khan 2/19). Mir CC: 144/6 in 17.4 overs (Salman Babar 25, Imad Mushtaq 27, Shahzad Malik 20, Abdul Rehman 25, Bilal Irshad 26 not out; Razik Khan 4/22). Man of the match: Salman Babar