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Rest of Rostamani emerge champions

Dubai: Rest of Rostamani (ROR) emerged victorious in the 16th edition of the Annual Al Rostamani Group Cricket tournament, held at the ICC Cricket Grounds in Sport City.

The tournament, which is among the longest running sporting events organised by companies, was keenly fought. In the final, ROR defeated Central Trading Company (CTC) by six wickets.

Despite CTC putting up a challenging total of 184 for 6, ROR reached the target through a spirited batting display.

Batting first, CTR scored through Imran’s 71. Rakesh chipped in with 39, while Tahir hit 24 and Muqueet scored 15.

The pick among ROR’s bowlers was Irfan, who picked two wickets and gave away only 24 runs, while Ashiq, Ahmad and Damit took one wicket apiece.

ROR batsmen played positive cricket and chased the total.

Kashif top-scored with 56, while Ahmad and Damith hit 31 and 26 respectively.

Shanker, through an unbeaten 39, ensured the victory.

CTC’s Waqas took two wickets for 37, while Muqueet chipped in with one. Due to his superb 56 runs, Kashif was adjudged the man of the final.

Manish of ARP won the man of the series award after scoring 226 runs and bagging 16 wickets. The best batsman award was won by ARP’s Jaishankar with 278 runs.