Half centuries from Hassan Iqbal and Majid Bashir give Eids CC easy win

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Hassan Iqbal and skipper Majid Bashir struck brilliant half centuries as
Eids CC recorded an impressive six-wicket victory over Al Basim CC in the
1st Al Dhaid Twenty20 Summer Cup 2015. The tournament is organized by
Sharjah Cricket Council.

Needing 168 to win at the Al Dhaid Cricket Village, Eids CC had a troubled
start losing two quick wickets. But Iqbal and Bashir showed fine form to set
up a fine chase as Eids CC overhauled the target in the 18th over.

Bashir was in smashing form hammering a 25-ball 50 including five boundaries
and three sixes before he succumbed. Iqbal remained unbeaten scoring 70 from
56 deliveries including five boundaries.

Earlier batting first Al Basim CC too had rough beginning when they lost
four quick wickets cheaply.

But thanks to an unbeaten 54 from 42 deliveries supported by three
boundaries and two sixes, Al Basim recovered well midway through the
innings.

Ilam Fazeez made a brief stay scoring 15 from 14 before Danish Ghaffar and
Amit

Joshi made late contributions to reach 167 for six in 20 overs.

Ghaffar scored 25 from 17 deliveries peppered with three fours and a six
while Joshi was 32 not out in only 13 deliveries peppered with two
boundaries and as many sixes.

 

Brief scores: Eids CC bt Al Basim CC by seven wickets. Al Basim CC: 167 for
six in 20 overs (Khurram Shezad 10, Salman Azhar 54 not out, Ilam Fazeez 15,
Danish Ghaffar 25, Amit Joshi 32 not out; Imran Khan 2 for 25). Eids CC: 168
for three in 17.2 overs (Khalid Shah 18, Hassan Iqbal 70 not out, Majid
Bashir 50 not out; Amit Joshi 2 for 38). Man of the match: Hassan Iqbal.
Umpires: Syed Shabbir Ali and Naveed Ismail.