Asfaan, ICAD, Jed Gladiators triumph in Ace Travel Saudi Cup

Asfaan, ICAD, Jed Gladiators triumph in Ace Travel Saudi Cup

Debutants Asfaan CC opened their account with a 5 wickets win over Al Burj; Makkah Eagles had a scare before beating Kashmir Stags by 3 wickets; ARM United continued their unbeaten run with 49 runs win over K Chinar; ICAD comfortably beat Center Systems Group by 29 runs and Jeddah Gladiators won by 6 runs following a spirited fight back by Royal Challengers in the 4th week matches of the Ace Travel Saudi Cup sponsored by Ace Travel and organized by JCA under auspices of Saudi Arabian Cricket Federation (SACF).

Debutants upset favorites Al Burj bundling them out for 131 runs and then chased it to win by 5 wickets thanks to Saif (3 for 32) and Waqar’s aggressive knock of 56.

Makkah Eagles scored an exciting 3 wickets win over Kashmir Stags courtesy bowlers Makki (3 for 30) and sensible batting by Janan (39) and Shahzad (35), despite Mukhtiar (4 for 21) fine efforts ending on the losing side.

Arsalan brilliant 104 and Nazeer unbeaten 54 gave ARM United 49 runs win over K Chinar to remain unbeaten at the top. ICAD beat Center Systems Group by 29 runs with fine all-round performances; from all-rounder Khalid (65 runs, 2 for 7) and Farooq’s fine bowling spell (4 for 23).

Shaheer’s (71) polished knock also gave Jeddah Gladiators a narrow 6 runs win as Royal Challengers Abu Bakar’s (73) fighting knock ends in vain.

Asfaan CC Beat Al Burj by 5 wickets

Al Burj 131 all out Kamran 31, Abdullah 28, Saif 3 for 32, Jawad 2 for 13. Asfaan CC 132 for 5 15.5 overs Waqar 56*(25b), Kamran 2 for 26.

Makkah Eagles beat Kashmir Stags by 3 wickets

Kashmir Stags 166 for 9 20 overs Khurshid 29, Aijaz 24, Makki 3 for 30, Shabbir 2 for 27. Makkah Eagles 169 for 7 17.3 overs Janan 39, Shahzad 35, as well as Mukhtiar 4 for 21

ARM United beat K Chinar by 49 runs

ARM United 207 for 3 20 overs Arsalan 104 (64b) Nazeer 54 (32b). K Chinar 158 for 6 20 Overs Arif 32, Naseer 25, Atta 3 for 30.

ICAD beat Center Systems by 29 runs

ICAD 168 for 8 18 overs Khalid 65 (29b) Shakeel 26, Adnan 2 for 30, Irfan 2 for 38. Center Systems 138 in 17.4 overs Farooq 4 for 23, as well as Khalid 2 for 7.

Jeddah Gladiators beat Royal Challengers by 6 runs

Jeddah Gladiators 226 for 4 18 overs Shaheer 71 (33b), Khokar 48, Saqib 2 for 39. Royal Challengers 220 for 5 18 overs Abu Bakar 73 (38b), Sonu Imran 31, as well as Naseer 2 for 36.