Aen Dubai eased past Brothergas CC to register a close five-run victory in the opening match of the UAQ-Ramadan T20 Bash- Season1.
The tournament organised by the Umm Al Quwain Cricket Club, is held under the supervision of the Emirates Cricket Board and played under the auspices of the Ajman Cricket Council and Domestic Cricket Development Committee.
Winning the toss and opting to bat first, Aen Dubai openers Abbas Badri (25, 25b, 2x4, 1x6) and Ali Boriawala (28, 25b, 5x4) got off to a flying start. After a strong foundation was laid Murtaza Turab Ali batted on an aggressive note to smash a 37-ball 69 supported by 10 fours and a six to further enhance the score.
Aen Dubai posted 181 for seven in 20 overs.
Brothergas CC fell short of the target as they managed 176 for seven.
Aen Dubai bt Brothersgas CC by 5 runs: Aen Dubai 181 for 7 in 20 overs (Abbas Badri 25, Ali Boriawala 28, Murtaza Turab Ali 67, Yusuf Shoaib 18) Brothergas CC 176 for 7 in 20 overs (Adnan Khan 52, Qasim Bashir 18, Tanveer Ahmed 10, Bahadur Ali 40, Shujaa Khan 23, Sarwana 11 not out; Murtaza Shabbir Mogal 4/23). Man of the match: Murtaza Shabbir Mogal of Aen Dubai. Umpires: Rajesh Thaker, Kishor Gaire