UAE D10: Waseem Muhammad lords it over Abu Dhabi
Fujairah Pacific Ventures prevailed over Team Abu Dhabi in a high-scoring contest in the third match of the day in the Emirates D10 tournament on Thursday.
Match Summary-Team Abu Dhabi v Fujairah Pacific Ventures Match 19
Fujairah Pacific Ventures 139-4 (10)
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Ali Shan Sharafu-2.2 ov), 2-50 (Basil Hameed-3.2 ov), 3-94 (Asif Khan-7.1 ov), 4-125 (Muhammad Kaleem-9.2 ov)
Team Abu Dhabi 118-1 (10)
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Ghulam Farid-1.4 ov)
Result-Fujairah Pacific Ventures won by 21 runs
At the ICC Academy Oval 2 ground, Fujairah was asked to bat first by Abu Dhabi. The star for Fujairah was man of the match Waseem Muhammad (91 not out: 31b, 7x4, 9x6) who batted right through the innings.
The other major contributor was captain Asif Khan's 23 as Fujairah posted an impressive 139 for four in their 10 overs.
For Abu Dhabi, Rizwan Ali was the best bowler on view with figures of two for 29.
In their chase, Abu Dhabi was once again well served by their opener Ali Abid who made a rapid unbeaten 83 off 36 balls with four boundaries and eight sixes. But the scoring rate dropped mid-way through the innings and that resulted in Fujairah prevailing in the end.
Team Abu Dhabi: Ali Abid, Aryan Lakra, Dilawar K. Orakzai, Ghulam Farid, Ghulam Murtaza, Graeme Cremer (captain), Kai Smith, Rahul Bhatia, Rizwan A. Ali, Usama H. Shah, Vinayak Vijayan
Fujairah Pacific Ventures: Ali Shan Sharafu, Asif Khan (captain), Basil Hameed, Hamdan Tahir, Hassan Khalid, Iqrar Shah, Luqman Hazrat, Muhamad Kaleem, Sanchit Sharma, Sheraz Piya, Waseem Muhammad
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