Ahmed cracks ton as Multiplex post easy win in Sharjah Ramadan Cup

Multiplex International team. (Supplied)

A breezy century by Waqas Ahmed (101) helped Multiplex International post a comfortable 92-run victory over Ramada Ajman in the 27th Sharjah Ramadan Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. The tournament is organised by Sharjah Cricket Council.

Opting to bat first, Multiplex International amassed 230 for four in 20 overs with openers Ahmed and Sapandeep Singh smashing 84 off just 6.1.

Ahmed smashed 10 sixes and five boundaries in his 50-ball knock while Akhlaq Butt’s entertaining 67 came off only 36 balls.

Chasing, Ramada Ajman got off to a terrible start losing three wickets for just 25 runs and could only reach 138 for nine.

Brief scores:

Multiplex International bt Ramada Ajman by 92 runs: Multiplex International 230 for 4 in 20 overs (Sapandeep Singh 10, Waqas Ahmed 101, Akhlaq Butt 67, Haroon Ahmed 24 not out; M Riba 2 for 16) Ramada Ajman 138 for 9 in 20 overs (Ali Zia 17, Shabnan Amjad 54, Salah Shakeel 12, Ejaz Qureshi 21 not out; Abdul Haq 3 for 22, Haroon Ahmed 2 for 12, Amit Kukreja 2 for 32). Man of the match: Waqas Ahmed. Umpires: Arshad Ansari and Syed Shabbir Ali.

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