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As it happened: Oman vs Hong Kong, Asia Cup Qualifier 2

Hong Kong batsman Babar Hayat hit a splendid 122 but even his valiant effort wasn't enough for Hong Kong as they lost the match by 5 runs against Oman at Fatullah.

Cricketnext Staff |February 20, 2016, 12:17 AM IST
As it happened: Oman vs Hong Kong, Asia Cup Qualifier 2

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Hong Kong Innings:

End of Over 20: Hong Kong batsman Babar Hayat hit a splendid 122 but even his valiant effort wasn't enough for Hong Kong as they lost the match by 5 runs against Oman at Fatullah.

End of Over 15: Babar Hayat has kept Hong Kong alive in the chase. He stitched a 50-run stand for the 6th wicket with Aizaz Khan and kept the Oman bowlers at bay. Hong Kong 125/5

Eng of Over 10: Hong Kong batsman Babar Hayat has hit a splendid half-century to lead the chase. However, Oman bowlers struck at regular intervals to hurt their chase. Hong Kong 79/4 in 10 overs.

End of Over 5: Chasing a tricky target of 181, Hong Kong have lost Kinchit Shah (0) in the first over to Bilal Khan. However, Babar Hayat and Anshy Rath formed a steady partnership in the middle to rescue Hong Kong's chase. Hong Kong 43/1 in 5 overs.

Oman Innings:

End of 20 Overs: Oman looked a little worried in the middle but Amir Ali's 13-ball 32 and Mehran Khan's 16-ball 28 propelled Oman to a tricky 180/5 against Hong Kong. The duo also stitched an unbeaten 50-run stand between them at Fatullah.

End of Over 16: Oman have crossed the 100-run mark but are regularly losing wickets. Five of their top-order batsmen are back in the hut. Hong Kong's Nadeem Ahmed has done the most number of damage by picking up three wickets. Oman 130/5.

End of Over 11: After Maqsood's wicket, Oman were aided by Jatinder Singh and Wategaonkar who stitched a 41-run partnership for the 2nd wicket. However, Hong Kong bowler Nadeem Ahmed struck back-to-back in the same over to get rid of both Jatinder and Wategaonkar to hurt Oman's run. Oman 77/3

End of 5 Overs: Oman started on a bright note after opting to bat at Fatullah. Openers Zeeshan Maqsood and Jatinder Singh negotiated the new ball well before Haseeb Amjad got rid of Maqsood 17. Oman 39/1 after 5 overs

TOSS: Oman opted to bat against Hong Kong.

Teams:

Hong Kong: Tanwir Afzal (capt), MS Chapman, Haseeb Amjad, Nadeem Ahmed, Tanveer Ahmed, Waqas Barkat, C Carter (wk), Babar Hayat, Nizakat Khan, Aizaz Khan, Waqas Khan, A Mehmood, KD Shah, ND Shah, Anshuman Rath

Oman: Aaqib Sulehri, Adnan Ilyas, AV Lalcheta, Bilal Khan, Jatinder Singh, Mehran Khan, M Ansari, RJ Ranpura, Sultan Ahmed (capt/wk), Aamir Kaleem, Amir Ali, VS Wategaonkar, Zeeshan Maqsood, Zeeshan Siddiqui, Sufyan Mehmood

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