Owais Shah Outshines as ACC Won by 4 Wickets
Srinagar – Owais Shahs all-round performance led Amateur Cricket Club (ACC) to a four wicket victory over United Cricket Club on Tuesday in the finals of Fayaz Memorial T-20 knockout cricket tournament played at Narbal Ground.
Chasing a Victory target of 149, ACC got the worst start as both their openers Abid Nabi and Sajad Ahmad were back in the hut with just 25 runs on the board.UCC bowlers maintained a tight line and length and did not allow ACC batsmen to score freely. The pressure was mounting on the Acc batsmen, but with the arrival of middle order batsman Owais Shah on the crease he played a blistering knock of 49 runs helping his side to cruise victory.
Earlier, UCC skipper won the toss and on a perfect batting wicket preferred to bat first. For Sajad Ahmad scored 31 ball 40 runs before becoming the first victim of left arm spinner Owais Shah, who bowled an economical four over spell conceding just 14 runs for his two wicket. After Sajads departure none of UCC batsmen was able to put a decent show and they were bowled out for 148 in their allotted 20 overs.
Former Ranji Cricketer Muqhtar Kant was the chief guest and Ex General Secretary JKCA, Saleem Khan, was the guest of honour on the award ceremony, both presented prizes to the winning teams, Chief Patron All Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Players Association (AJKCPA), Pervaiz Ahmad Wani and Chairman AJKCPA was also present on the occasion.
Abid Nabi of the ACC for his all-round performance was adjudged man of the series and Owais Shah from the same club for his all-round performance was declared man of the match.
The tournament was organized by AJKCPA and more than 60 teams across the valley participated in the tournament.
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