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Butt Sports, Center Systems to clash in Ace Travel Saudi Cup final

January 05, 2021

JEDDAH — Butt Sports and Center Systems Group will clash in the final of Ace Travel Saudi Cup sponsored by Ace Travel & Tours and organized by Jeddah Cricket Association under auspices of Saudi Arabian Cricket Federation. In the semifinals Butt Sports made short work of ACES beating by a whopping margin of 76 runs while Center Systems Group, surprised favorites Deccan Knights by 35 runs to enter into the final of their maiden league in JCA.

Aggressive unbeaten knock of 56 from Junaid Butt and a sedate 33 from Umer Awan enabled Butt Sports amass 203 for 5. In reply ACES had no answer to subtle spin of Umer Awan, who grabbed first 3 wickets and ended with figures of 4 for 27, to bundle them out for a paltry 127 and give Butt Sports a huge 76 runs win and an entry into the final.

In the other semifinals Center System Group sprung a surprise by posting 204 for 6 with useful contributions from Adnan (57) and Zaka (58) and a quick-fire 38 from Usman Butt. In reply Deccan Knights folded up for 169 with Usman and Adnan picking up 2 wickets a piece to give CSG a 35 runs win with only Bilal (54) and Najeeb (35) putting up a vain challenge.

Butt Sports beat ACES by 76 Runs

Butt Sports 203 for 5 20 overs Junaid Butt 56NO (27b), Umer Awan 33, Ijaz 2 for 30, Shad Khan 2 for 48. ACES 127 all out Mateen 36, Bilal 23, Umer Awan 4 for 27, Sameer 2 for 32.

Center System beat Deccan Knights by 35 runs

Center System 204 for 6 20 overs Zaka 58 (38b), Adnan Ayub 57 (42b), Usman 37, Khalid 2 for 33, Bilal Mughal 2 for 35. Deccan Knights 169 all out Bilal Mughal 54 (41b), Najeeb 35, Usman 2 for 20, Adnan 2 for 51.

Ace Travel Plate Trophy: Asad, Wakeel & Abdul Rehman shine

In the Plate Trophy semifinals Kashmir Stags and Pak Zalmi beat Royal Challengers and Al Burj respectively by identical margin of 5 wickets to clash in the final of the Ace Travel Plate Trophy

Kashmir Stags beat Royal Challengers by 5 wickets

Royal Challengers 183 for 6 20 overs Abdul Rehman 54NO (29b), Dr. Mushtaq 36NO, Ahmed 2 for 21, Khalil 2 for 40. Kashmir Stags 186 for 5 18.2 overs Wakeel 53 (27b), Majid Bhat 32, Saqib 2 for 32, Ali Khan 2 for 18.

Pak Zalmi beat Al Burj by 5 wickets

Al Burj 152 for 8 18 overs Usman 47, Kamran 31, Asad 3 for 37. Pak Zalmi 153 for 5 16.5 overs Aziz Rehman 35, Asad 32, Majid 2 for 28. — SG


January 05, 2021
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