RIYADH — Nasir Abbasi and Abdul Waheed belted tons in Round 4 of the AMEX T20 Cricket Tournament, which is sponsored by American Express Saudi Arabia and organized by Riyadh Cricket Association (RCA)
Pak Shaheen beat Sama Steel by 7 wickets. Sama Steel posted a decent total of 219-4. Raja Ejaz scored 68 and Asif Butt 67. Anwar picked up 2 wickets. Pak Shaheen got to the target in 16.1 overs, thanks to the third consecutive century by Abdul Waheed who remained unbeaten on 113 off 50 balls. Abdul Wahab and Ishaq also played well and contributed 54 each. Kamran Hadi bagged 2 wickets.
Riyadh Warriors Green defeated Lahore Badshah by 9 wickets. Lahore Badshah was restricted to 167 by some fine bowling by Imtiaz Ahmed (4-37) and Mateen Abbasi (3-23). Imtiaz Ahmed recorded a hat trick too. Riyadh Warriors Green raced to the target in 12.3 overs. Nasir Abbasi played aggressively and remained unbeaten on 109 off 45 balls. Amjad Ali added 37.
Amer Holidays downed Riyadh Aces by 110 runs. Amer Holidays tallied 235-3. Shams Us Zaman played an unbeaten innings of 136 off 63 balls, while Rizwan added 27. Aces were restricted to 125. Zakaullah top scored with 26. Samiullah claimed 3 wickets.
Friends CC registered their first win of the tournament by beating Pakistan Falcons by 3 runs. Friends CC, batting first, posted 236-7. Irshad hit 110 off 58 balls while Qaiser added 31. Jadoon picked up 3 wickets. Pakistan Falcons fought hard but managed 233-6.
PPF CC beat Lahore Badshah Green by 5 wickets. Lahore Badshah Green scored 136-9. Sahib Zahideen hit 30. Naseer took 3 wickets. PPF CC won the match in 16.4 overs. Asif made 29. Sajid Khan bagged 3 wickets.
Falcons CC got the better of AR Sports by 9 wickets. AR Sports posted 195-3. Ahmed contributed 52 and Adnan 41. Falcons chased the target in 17 overs. Farrukh Saeed added 112 and Farhan Mushtaq 64.
Riyadh Warriors Blues defeated Pak Riderz by 7 wickets. Pak Riderz tallied 106. Ali made 32. Ayaz, Toufeeq and Shakeel claimed 2 wickets each. Warriors won the match in 9.2 overs as Shaik hit 30. Aziz picked up 2 wickets.
Pak Force thrashed Punjab Stars by 8 wickets. Punjab Stars recorded 150. Nasir hit 41. Kashif picked up 4 wickets and Hammad 2. Pak Force won the match in 13.3 overs. Kashif scored 55 and Mohsin 43.
Cricket Samarwa beat Saudi Jaguars by 2 runs. Samarwa posted 219-6. Waqar scored 65 and Asif 47. Salman claimed 3 wickets and Arsalan 2. Jaguars managed 217-5 in reply. Arsalan scored 85 and Danish 34. Abubaker and Rajadevendran bagged 2 wickets each.
Fonte Star defeated KFSH Green by 21 runs. Fonte star scored 182-5. Safdar made 55. Ubaid took 2 wickets. KFSH Green managed 161-9. Suhail hit 45. Qasim, Ghulam and Waseem claimed 2 wickets each.
L’usine CC upset Al-Harbi CC by 80 runs. L’usine CC registered 179-7. Shiv scored 53. Salman and Shahid picked up 2 wickets each. Al-Harbi was bundled out for a meager 99. Yasif and Raheel grabbed 3 wickets each.
Riyadh Blues thrashed PTI Youth by 9 wickets. PTI Youth posted 137. Najeeb and Majid contributed 28 each. Shakeel picked up 3 wickets. Riyadh Blues got to the target in 10 overs. Zahiruddin scored 67 and Saleem 50. — SG