STYRO Cup Kicks off in Grand style

Muscat: Six matches of the Young Challengers tournament for the Gulf Cricket Academy organised Styro Cup 2013 was worked off on the opening day at the Al Amerat cricket grounds. Tawoos CT, Ibn Sinha, Asfandyar CT, Zanjeera XI, CBD Challengers won their opening encounters. Asfandyar also won their second match against Sunshine XI.

The first match was played between ISC Bhojpuri Wing and Tawoos CT, with ISC Bhojpuri Wing electing to bat first and posting a score of 60 for 5 in their stipulated 8 overs. Tawoos CT in reply chased down the target in the last ball of the match. Amrit (Tawoos CT) named man of the match.

The next match played between Ibn Sina  and Mazoon Pharmacy. Ibn Sina beat Mazoon Pharmacy by 30 runs after setting a target of 88 for 1. Mazoon Pharmacy in reply could only manage 57 for 7 in their allotted 8 overs. Puneet (Ibn Sina) was the man of the match.

In the third match Fayyaz with a brilliant 70 helped Asfandyar CT  beat Xsova in amathc played at the same venue. Electing to bat first Asfandyar CT posted a huge total of 102 for 2 at the end of their 8 overs. In reply Xsova LLC could manage only 45 for 6 in their allotted 8 overs. Fayyaz was adjudged the man of the match.

In match four played between Tawoos CT and Zanjeera XI. Tawoos CT did well to restrict Zanjeera XI to 66 for 5. Tawoos CT in reply could manage only 56 in 8 overs and lost the match by 10 runs. Nazeem (Zanjeera XI)  was the man of the match.

ISC Urdu Wing electing to bat first in match five scored 64 for 3 in 8 overs. In reply CBD Challengers chased down the target with one ball to spare. Badal (CBD Challengers) was declared the man of the match. In the last match of the day played between Sunshine and Asfandyar CT, Sunshine won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 50 for 6 in 8 overs. Asfandyar C.T in reply chased down the score in 6.2 overs winning the match by 9 wickets. Zafar was declared the man of the match.Anthony D’Souza, CEO Desert Fox Co. LLC was the chief guest at the tournament.