Orxy Challengers emerge champions

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Orxy Challengers won the 30th CDC Cricket tournament 2019 Division II title after defeating McDonalds by 15 runs at the Losail Cricket Complex.

McDonalds won the toss and opted to bowl first. Orxy Challengers batsmen Divyesh (43 runs off 19 balls) and Jiga (45 runs off 23 balls) guided their team to 180 in 19.3 overs. For

McDonalds, Riyaz took 3 wickets for 22 runs, Lasantha 2 wickets for 24 runs and Nova 2 wickets for 32 runs.

In reply, McDonalds had a very good start and put up a 93 in the first 9 overs, losing 3 wickets. But a fine bowling performance from Nikhil, Akshay, Manjil and Mahaveer restricted McDonalds to 165 in 19.4 overs.

For Orxy, Nikhil took 4 wickets for 9 runs (including a hat-trick), while Akshay and Jiga picked up two wickets apiece.

Jiga of Orxy was declared Man of the Finals.

Construction Development Co (CDC) has the distinction of being the oldest and most supportive sponsor of the Qatar Veteran’s Cricket League since the start of the League in 1988.Courtesy:GulfTimes

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