Sewa players celebrate after winning their Rashid Alleem Premier League match against Du.
Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) defeated Saudi German Hospital by 11 runs in a thrilling match of the fifth edition of the Rashid Alleem Premier League (RPL) match played at the Skyline University Ground in Sharjah.
Hamriyah Free Zone Authority won the toss and elected to bat first. Bharath Muraleedharan (55), Mohammed Rizwan Sabir CH (33) and Sudheesh Sudhi (19) were their top scorers as Hamriya were all out for 160 in 18.5 overs.
In reply, Saudi German Hospital were off to a perfect start as their opener Arshad scored 54 runs off 46 balls. After his departure, Saudi German Hospital lost next three wickets quickly.
Later, Fahad (34) tried to revive their innings. Hassan hit unbeaten knock of 19 but Saudi German Hospital were fell short of 11 runs.
Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) posted huge 78 run victory over Du. Batting first after winning the toss, Sewa posted 206 for the loss of six wickets from the allotted 20 overs. They built their innings around Babar Ghazanfar (42) and H Nabbi (46).
Muhammed Waseem (32) and Jerry Jacob were also among the runs.
Later, Sayed Tousif claimed four wickets from his spell of 3.3 overs as Du were all out for 128 runs. Sewa’s Nabeel Pulicharchi was named as man of the match.
Pulicharchi provided the breakthrough to Sewa by removing the Du openers who shared a 58-run stand.
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