Old Albanian draw with Stevenage

Ghulam Quereshi bowls for Old Albanian

Ghulam Quereshi bowls for Old Albanian - Credit: Archant

MOZAMMAL HAYAT hit an unbeaten 38 for Old Albanian to force a draw against Stevenage.

Old Albanian celebrate a wicket

Old Albanian celebrate a wicket - Credit: Archant

The number six came in with OAs teetering on the brink of defeat at 69-4 after Chris Dobson (1), Azhet Mehmood (4), Zahid Khan (41) and Jack Reynolds (16) had all been dismissed.

Hayat put on 23-runs with Zahid Karim (15) for the fifth wicket before partnering the rest of the order all the way to a draw.

Having been asked to bowl, OA’s removed four of the top order for 77 runs, including a two-ball duck for Faraz Ul-Haq.

Laurie Brown (28) and Dave Morley (38) lifted Stevenage past the 100-run mark before the former was caught by Dobson off Khan’s bowling.


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A late flurry of wickets saw the hosts fall from 135-6 to 154-9 – the final wicket sawe Hayat trap Martin Nevill for a golden duck – but Stevenage batted out their allotted overs.

Final score: Stevenage 2s (178-9) drew with Old Albanian (144-8)

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The pick of the bowlers for OAs were Hayat (3-40) and Ghulam Qureshi (3-25).

OAs travel to Potters Bar 2s on Saturday, 1pm start.

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