Friday Court clinch Q7 Kuwait Premier League Season 9

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tail ender Basharat Ali Khan hit an unbeaten 21 including the winning six to steer Friday Court to a thrilling one-wicket win over Spark XI to emerge champions of Q7KPL season 9. In pursuit of 145 at an asking rate of 9.06 an over, Friday Court lost their top three inside three overs. Kuwait National Team player Sajid Kalam wafted outside off against Venkateshulu to be caught by Rahul S. Hasan strikes twice in consecutive overs, hard hitter Josy Varghese backed to pavilion cought by vengateshalu and Shabee caught and bowled in his over.

Skipper Marzook hits 2 massive sixes but he can’t stay so long, got out in Sharath’s over beautifully caught by Raees on the deep. On half way of chasing Friday Court were 62 for the loss of 5 wickets. Hasan Kazi strikes again and bagged his 3rd wicket, Bilal Ahmad got bowled.

Rafeeq and Mohammed Razeen came together with 70 required, with the help of 4 sixes rafeeq scored 28 and that helps Friday Court to reach the target. 9thwicket fall down in 15th over, 22 runs were required. The Man of the match Basharat Ali hits 2 consecutive sixes in Raees’s over, with 9 runs required off Sharath’s final over, Basharat sealed it by a huge six towards long on region with three balls to spare.

After being elected to bat, Spark XI had been indebted to the top scorer Venkateshalu for his 40 with 4 boundaries and 3 sixes that helped post a modest 144. Player of the series, the skipper Shalesh Kanchan’s dismissal in first over effects in Spark XI side, Josy took the catch in Marzooks over. But Chamundy and Rahul slowly try to increase the run rate. Both openers and hasan back to pavilion at regular intervals, score were 30/3 in 6 overs. Then Venkateshalu and Sharath showed his middle order how it should be done, Venkateshalu welcomed sajid with boundary and sixer.

Friday Court skipper Marzook introduced Basharat Ali at the Pavilion End to enjoy immediate rewards. Spark XI’s fourth-wicket partners Rahul and Venkateshalu dug in to add 53 and both got out in 4th and 5thball of Basharat’s over.

Sharath’s 27 and Raees Majeed’s 25 helps Spark XI to reach a decent total, Indika Mangalam took 2 wickets in his over to wind up Spark’s innings for 144/9.

Brief scores (final):

Spark XI 144 for 9 in 16 overs (Venkateshalu 40, Sharath 27, Raees Majeed 25, Rahul 20; Basharath 3-34, indika Mangalam 2-4)

Friday Court 145/9 in 15.3 overs (Rafeeq 28, Basharat Ali 21, Bilal Ahmad 19 ; Hasan Kazi 3-22, Rafeeq 2-39, Sharath 2-32).

Man of the match: Basharath Ali Khan of Friday Court. (21 runs and 3 wickets)

The match was broadcasted live in voop media ..and sing media..with thousands of views

Presentation ceremony was enlightened by title sponsor q7 mobile owners.Mr noushad and Mr shihab also Mr.jerry from Eternity Travels and Mr tareq from voop media..

The committee expressed gratitude to all supporters and declared season 10 open for registration.

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