Mackey/M.M. Pradeep Challenger Trophy – 2014
Dubai Tellicherians beat Beatrice Cricket Team by three wickets to win the inaugural Mackey-M.M. Pradeep Challengers Trophy cricket tournament played at the Municipal Ground in Al Amerat.
Beatrice who elected to bat first were restricted to 138 runs in the allotted 20 overs.
Chasing the runs for victory, Dubai Tellicherians were well on the course but Beatrice Skipper O.V. Feroz made a tactical change when he introduced Saif in the seventh over to break the strong opening partnership. Saif trapped Nigil Kalliat leg before for 33 runs.
The visiting Dubai side lost wickets at regular intervals but middle-order batsman Rizwan and Riyaz steered the side to victory. Riyaz, who took three wickets and scored 20 runs was declared the Man of the match.
Abdul Nazer, Managing Director of Al Karama Hypermarket gave away the prizes to the winners. · Updated about 9 months ago.
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