Bismillah and Ahmed Khan guided Pak Shamaa School to a 46-run victory over Pakistan International School (PIS) in the final of the Qatar Inter-School Under-19 Cricket Tournament at the West Bay Grounds.
Bismillah claimed three wickets for only nine runs in his four overs and
Ahmed Khan provided commendable support as he grabbed four wickets to
restrict the rivals to 106 in 20 overs during their chase of a 153-run
Haleem waged a lone battle to hold the PIS innings together with 41
runs. Saud and Noman scored 19 and 14 runs, respectively. Bismillah was
declared the man of the final for his outstanding performance, which
included a catch as well.
Earlier, Pak Shamaa School posted 152 runs in 25 overs as Hussain and
Ismail scored 38 and 29 runs, respectively. Ahmed and Jassim also batted
well to contribute 26 runs each. M Khan claimed three wickets. Shakeel,
Saud and Taha clinched one wicket each.
Pak Shamaa School 152 all out in 25 overs
(Hussain 38, Ahmed 26, Jassim 26, Ismail 29, M Khan three wickets, Shakeel, Saud and Taha one wicket each)
PIS 106 all out in 20 overs
(Haleem 41, Saud 19, Noman 14, Bismillah three wickets, Ahmed Khan four wickets, Asrafullah, Ismail one wicket each)
Man of the Final: Bismillah of PIS (seven runs, three wickets)
Emerging player of the tournament: Pratham Mittal (Ideal Indian School) 119 runs and five wickets.
Best batsman: Saud Kamal (PIS) 141 runs and two wickets.
Best bowler: Ahmad Zaid (Ideal Indian School) 11 wickets
Player of the tournament: Khalid Moiz (Dukhan English School) 137 runs
and four wickets. Man of the semis: Jassim Khan (Pak Shamaa School) 154
runs and one wicket. Abdullah Rasheed (PIS) 28 runs and two catches.