Alli’s ton in vain as Speed XI take Factory Price softball title
A swashbuckling century from Rocky Alli failed to prevent Omesh XI from going down to Speed XI by 14 runs in a feature 15 overs softball match sponsored by Factory Price recently at Everest Cricket Club.
Alli stroked sixteen sixes and two fours in scoring 118 not out with support from Aftar Khan 29 (1×4 2×6) as Omesh XI were restricted to 179-5 in 15 overs in reply to Speed XI 193.
Arjune Persaud grabbed 3 wickets for Speed XI who scored 193-4 off their allotted overs after taking first strike. Toolsie Sahadeo led Speed XI batting with 71 (3×4 8×6), while Yusuf Yunnis supported with 46 (6×4 1×6), Rawl Reid 36 (4×4 2×6) and Fallim Mohamed 20 (3×6).
Alli received the man-of-the-match award, while Persaud was given the best bowler prize. Both teams received trophies.