Get ready for an electrifying clash between the Qurum Thunders (QUT) and the Ghubrah Giants (GGI) in Match 5 of the Oman D20 League 2023, set to unfold at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground in Oman. In head-to-head battles, Qurum Thunders have maintained a dominant record of 2-0 against Ghubrah Giants. Their previous encounter in the last season saw Qurum Thunders secure a convincing six-wicket victory.
Qurum Thunders, with one match under their belt in this tournament, showcased their prowess with a resounding win against the Khuwair Warriors. Their formidable total of 193 runs in 20 overs proved too much for the opposition, as the Warriors could only muster 120 runs, losing eight wickets. Standout performers for Qurum Thunders included Shoaib Khan, who notched up a commanding 57 runs, while Sandeep Goud, Ayaan Khan, and Samay Shrivastava contributed with two wickets each.
On the other hand, Ghubrah Giants kicked off their campaign with a narrow loss to Azaiba XI. Despite a commendable effort, chasing down a target of 162 proved elusive, as Ghubrah Giants concluded their innings at 155 for the loss of four wickets. Suhil Kanagaraj made an impact with the ball, securing two crucial wickets, while Usama Aqeel and Barathwaj Vinayagam played vital knocks, scoring 37 and 31 runs, respectively.