On Sunday Oct 9th 2016 at HKCC, Nadeem Ahmed’s 5 wickets brought the winning way back for DLSW Prism in the Premier League.
Following previous weekend’s defeat, it was an
important game for DLSW Prism to win. The Hong Kong Cricket Club Side won the toss and decided to bat first. After an early wicket by Niaz Ali to have HKCC at 31/1, a partnership was building between Giacomo Lamplough and Scott McKechnie.
It was then up to the DLSW Spin Wiz Nadeem Ahmed taking two wickets in the 13th Over and broke the threatening partnership. Nadeem followed up by taking 3 more wickets for a total of 5 wickets at the cost of 21 runs in 6.5 overs. Eshan Khan 2 wickets for 17 runs in his 10 overs. HKCC were all out for 155 runs.
In the DLSW Chase the innings got off to a shaky start with the loss of opener Nadeem Ahmed for 1 in the 1st over. Babar Hayat, back in the team after missing last game, played another innings of significance and ensure victory for DLSW Prism by batting till the end and remained not out with 70 runs. DLSW Prism won by 4 wickets.
The Premier League Side Now has a break till 27th November to play a rematch against HKCC.
The DLSW Spartans had a close game against HKU CC on Saturday Oct 8th at PKVR Park. HKU CC Won the toss and decided to bat first. Chamila Panduwawala top scored with 54 runs bringing the HKU total to 200. Spartan Mukesh Dholakiya claimed 4 wickets for himself for 42 runs in his 7 overs. Spartans fancied 200 runs to win.
The Spartans innings started with trouble as both Suresh Kumar Ghevariya (13) and Paras Patel (19) couldn’t capitalize on their starts to build a big score. Hiren Patel calmed the innings and held his end as the wickets kept falling on the other side of the wicket. A good partnership between Hiren Patel and Hari Virani almost got the team past the total with Hari Viran falling after scoring 50 runs being caught off the bowling of Subramanya Rao and the Spartans score 171/7.
With 30 runs to get Hiran had the responsibility to score the runs but ran out of partners in the end. Finally the innings ended when Hiren got Run Out on 54 runs in the 34th over with Spartans 6 runs short of a win (and with 8 balls to play).
Spartans will have to pick themselves up as they have a match against Kai Tak Cricket Club on 15th October 2016 at PKVR Reservoir.
DLSW Sarjan Ninjas
The game from 2015-2016 season was also played at PTS on 9th October. The DLSW Sarjan Ninjas played United Sultan and batted first. The Sarjan Ninjas posted 198 runs thanks to 65 not out from Hari Virani, who has two good days with the bat. Nikhail also gave some support with 35 runs.
Unites Sultans came close scoring 191 all out. Prateek picked up 4 wickets for Sarjan Ninjas. The Ninjas won by 7 runs.
DLSW Tigers played HKCC Nomads on 8th October at St Stephen's Collage. Nomads won the toss and decided to bat first, however the Tigers bowlers did not let the score much. The Nomads were all out for 102 runs with Hassan picking up 3 wickets for 14 runs and Ismail getting 2 for 4 runs.
The chase was without any hickup and a 7 wicket win for Tigers. Jagjeet Singh top scored with 61 runs.
The game on 9th October 2016 between DLSW Lions and LMC has been postponed
The DLSW Tigers featuring sons of some of our seniors members lost their fist game of the season against Sky Warriors. The DLSW Cheetahs also lost their game against HKCC Scorpions
The DLSW Lions lost a close game to HKCC Dragons by 32 runs at PKVR Reservoir on 8th October. The DLSW Tigers suffered a much bigger loss of 165 runs to HKCC Cobras, while the DLSW Littles lost by Forfeit to KCC Hornets
DLSW JKN will make their debut this season with a match on Sunday 16th October at HKCC vs the Scorpions. Babar Hayat will captain the JKN Side and the DLSW Management have announced the following as JKN Team Management
Captain: Barbar Hayat
Vice-Captain: Ehsan Khan
Coach: Ghulam Saqlain
Manager: Saqib Mahmood
Oct 15th 2016
At 8am at PKVR Reservoir – U11 League – DLSW Kangaroos vs DLSW Littles
At 11am at PKVR Reservoir – U11 League – DLSW Cheetahs vs KCC Wasps
At 12:30pm at PKVR Reservoir – Championship League – DLSW Spartans vs Kai Tak CC
Oct 16th 2016
At 8:30am at PKVR Reservoir – U13 League - DLSW Littles vs KCC Buccanners
At 10am at HKCC – Elite League – DLSW JKN vs HKCC Scorpions
At 1pm at KGV – U13 League – DLSW Lions vs LMC
At 1pm at St Stephen’s College – DLSW Tigers vs UCC Gladiators