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Shoaib’s ton in Mini Mount victory

Opener Shoaib Khan blasted a ton as his team Mini Mount Cricket Club defeated Vodafone XI by 80 runs in their day's match of the Corporate Cup 2009 cricket tournament at Northern Railway Stadium here on Sunday.

Opener Shoaib Khan blasted a ton as his team Mini Mount Cricket Club defeated Vodafone XI by 80 runs in their day’s match of the Corporate Cup 2009 cricket tournament at Northern Railway Stadium here on Sunday.

Choosing to bat first after winning the toss,Mini Mount Club scored 276 runs losing three wickets in the given 25 overs,thanks to a solid 231 run first wicket partnership between Shoaib Khan (150) and Ranjan Singh (62). Shoaib’s 150 came off 73 balls which featured 16 boundaries and seven lofty sixes. Neeraj took two wickets.

In reply,Vodafone XI was bowled out at a total of 196 runs in 24.2 overs. Abhishek Mishra with 55 was the main run-getter.

Abhishek’s 55 came off 31 balls which featured four boundaries and four sixes. Abhay Singh,Dharmendra,Liaqat Hasan and Anurag Sharma took two wickets each.

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