Tahir Lateef stars as Phoenix Medicines clinch Sharjah Ramadan Cup

Tahir Lateef takes four wickets to seal a six-wicket triumph over Noor Al Yemen

David Cooper 2018/06/05

A man of the match performance from Tahir Lateef who bowled a great spell ensured Phoenix Medicines clinched the 30th Sharjah Ramadan Cup 2018 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. 

Batting first, Noor Al Yemen achieved 158 for seven in 20 overs thanks to a late knock from Waheed Ahmed who slammed a 33-ball 60 not out including three boundaries and five sixes.

Tariq Mehmood chipped in with an unbeaten 19 as Noor Al Yemen achieved 158 for seven in 20 overs. Ansar Khan had given a quick start with a 14-ball 25 supported by a four and three sixes.

Tahir Lateef bowled a deadly spell with a four wicket haul in his four overs giving away 15 runs.

Chasing a tricky target, Phoenix Medicines lost a wicket early but Rohan Mustafa made a quick 21 while Muhammad Waseem fired a 24-ball 41 supported by four boundaries and a six to put their team on track.

Muhammad Ikram Jura (23, 27b, 1×4) and Shoaib Laghari (32, 22b, 3×4, 2×6) made great contributions as Phoenix Medicines achieved the target in the penultimate over.

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