Waterworks hung out to dry

ATTOCK made it five wins from five games to head the Premier Division by six points after they beat Waterworks last Wednesday.

Batting first, Waterworks found the runs dry up against good bowling, closing at 63-8 (Mohammed Ilyas 3-19). Attock’s Jaco Castle led the way to a win by 10 wickets inside just four overs with 45 not out.

Behind them are three teams on nine points - Sheffield Friends, Darnall and Khan.

The last named played champions Collegiate, who made 99-8 (Elliott Callis 38*).

Khan scraped home by two wickets (Zaheer Ahmed 36, Billy Root 3-15).

Darnall took on Friends in the other top of the table clash, with Darnall hitting an impressive 161-7 (Irfan Mirza 36, Vinay Devishetty 3-42).

Friends were reunited in the pavilion for just 77 all out (Nazarkat Hussain 4-13, Aamir Ashfaque 3-15).

Al-Mahdi made134-7 (Tamoor Khan 37, Vakas Khan 3-25) and then held TOA to 97-9 to give Al-Mahdi their first win of the season (Amjid Khan 41, Sadam Astam 4-20).

In the top game in Division A, Frecheville took on Kashmir.

The Frecheville bowlers worked hard to restrict free-scoring Kashmir to 98-7 (Nadeem Abdul 34, Khurram Javed 32, Mat Dexter 3-22). Frecheville batted steadily to reach the target with six wickets in hand.

University Staff batted their way to 126-5 (Jeyapragash Varatharajan 50, Mayank Sharma 34). Outokumpo closed just shy at 119-8 (Jitesh Thammisetti 40, Mayank Sharma 3-21).

Caribbean made 125-7 (Aaron Miller 43, Saman Khurseed 34*, Daniel Beresford 3-17), which was well beyond the reach of Millhouses who were dismissed for 85 (Russell Walch 33, Simeon Jackson 3-4). Aviva closed the gap on the top pair in Division B by beating winless De La Salle.