JEDDAH: WPCA Cricket in the 9th week Phase 2 matches took place last Friday with slightly altered weather in the Morning Session as there was high velocity chilled wind in the Afternoon Session which worsened after the Sun set. % matches in the Morning Prime Group as AEC defeated Bupa CC, Markhour had the last laugh against Apex with Raqeeb making 75 Shafaqat grabbing 4 wkts, Super CC thrashed Arcoma with only Yasar mercilessly carnaging the bowlers through his innings of unbeaten 132 off just 52 balls, Al Saudi Xi went down to Young Strikers and TMCC and Sadafco match ended on a TIE with a dispute arose due to improper scoring. Altaf of TMCC scored 73. Shahnawaz Khan of Bupa hit 83 but could not win for his team.
In the Morning Blue Group Bupa Arabians prevailed over AWCC thanks to Waseem stroking 90 in 51 balls while Nadeem of Nadeem XI played a scintillating innings of 98 off 40 balls to win over NNG, Sialkot Shaheen was too strong for Cascade Group as majid hammered 90 off 46 balls whereas Ali Dawood played a classical innings of 97 while Rashid with unbeaten 52 and 4 for 9 of Arbros downed Landmark Arabians.