First time in the history of Montreal cricket MCA presents MPNL which will be played under flood lights at Parc Champetre ground. MPNL will begin from July 27th to be concluded by August 26th. Eight teams will be participating from all over Canada.
Group A Group B
Montreal Overseas has won the night show from Afghan United Ottawa by putting up a huge target of 175 for 5 in 20 overs, (Sabir 60*, Yasir 48, Umer 31) Defeating Afghan United 41 all out. (Adnan 5 for 10).
All credit to Ottawa team for their pure dedication, great enthusiasm and sportsmanship shown throughout the tournament. The Captain Ayuoob was awarded for Best Batsman of the League.
M.O.S's skipper Adnan Suleman decided to bat first after winning the toss. Masood and himself opened the innings, both got out very cheaply, Umer played some classical shots all over the ground for his 31 but the real show only began when Sabir & Yasir put up a partnership for 100 runs, Yasir played yet another match winning knock and picked up 2 wickets. he did not only ensure a win for his team but grabbed the award for MVP of the tournament.
MOS's bowling attack was fast and furious under flood lights., Adnan's magical spell was highlight of the show, he took 5 important wickets for 10 runs, a true man of the match performance. Abis also bowled his heart out and got 1 crucial break through. Tahir, Masood and Qaiser did not get to show their bowling skills, save pair of hands Shayan took brilliant catches. The Best bowler of the night league was given to leg spinner Ali Sibtain 11 wickets in just 3 matches. Last but not least Zahid (Tony bahi) snatched the victory by taking final wicket.
MOS played excellent cricket in the past 5 weeks. Every one contributed in all aspects of the game bowling, batting & fielding. They have not only won all group games as well as qualified for final after knocking out Pakistan C.C in semi final.
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Former champions M.O.S has won MCA six-a-side tournament yet agian in 2012 played against Pakistan C.C on June, 25th M.O.S beat Pakistan easily by 6 wickets, Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first, Only managed to score 33 runs in 5 overs. M.O.S openers chased it in 3 overs without losing any wickets.
Team: Adnan Suleman(c), Qaiser Ali, Yasir Waheed, Shayan Ahmed, Abis Hussain Sabir Sheikh & Zahid Sheikh
Montreal Overseas MCA League Champions 2011