Result
5th Match, Abu Dhabi, Jan 16 2017, Group B, Desert T20 Challenge
87
(11/20 ov, target 88)
89/3
Oman won by 7 wickets (with 54 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
1:36
1y
• The Report by Peter Della Penna in Abu Dhabi

Oman roll over Hong Kong for 87 in opening win

The speedy victory boosted Oman's net run rate and their chances of qualifying for the semi-finals

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Scorecard summary
Hong Kong87(18.3 overs)
Bilal Khan3/18(4)
Khawar Ali2/12(3.3)
Oman89/3(11 overs)
end of over 1118 runs
OMAN: 89/3CRR: 8.09 
Aqib Ilyas56 (30)
Khurram Nawaz5 (7)
Ehsan Khan2-0-20-1
Tanveer Ahmed1-0-11-0
10.6
4
Ehsan Khan to Aqib Ilyas, FOUR runs
comes down, smashes it to long-off, great batting by Oman, home in grand fashion!!
10.5
1
Ehsan Khan to Khurram Nawaz, 1 run
forward defense, inside edge to thirdman
10.4
1
Ehsan Khan to Aqib Ilyas, 1 run
comes dwon, drives to mid-off this time
10.3
4
Ehsan Khan to Aqib Ilyas, FOUR runs
short and wide, cuts again, same result, reaches his 50 in grand style
10.2
4
Ehsan Khan to Aqib Ilyas, FOUR runs
cuts hard, great strike, what an inning
10.1
4
Ehsan Khan to Aqib Ilyas, FOUR runs
flighted, so does aqib, dispatches it clean over mid-off
end of over 1011 runs
OMAN: 71/3CRR: 7.1 • RRR: 1.70 • Need 17 from 60b
Khurram Nawaz4 (6)
Aqib Ilyas39 (25)
Tanveer Ahmed1-0-11-0
Ehsan Khan1-0-2-1
9.6
Tanveer Ahmed to Khurram Nawaz, no run
9.5
4
Tanveer Ahmed to Khurram Nawaz, FOUR runs
short ball, pulled to perfection, ball races to deep midwicket
9.4
1
Tanveer Ahmed to Aqib Ilyas, 1 run
yorker length ball, driven down the ground to mid-off
9.3
Tanveer Ahmed to Aqib Ilyas, no run
9.2
2
Tanveer Ahmed to Aqib Ilyas, 2 runs
full, into the pads, chipped over the infield, to mid-on
9.1
4
Tanveer Ahmed to Aqib Ilyas, FOUR runs
fuller ball, lofted shot over the covers, bad field placement!!
end of over 92 runs • 1 wicket
OMAN: 60/3CRR: 6.66 • RRR: 2.54 • Need 28 from 66b
Khurram Nawaz0 (4)
Aqib Ilyas32 (21)
Ehsan Khan1-0-2-1
Ehsan Nawaz1-0-11-0
8.6
Ehsan Khan to Khurram Nawaz, no run
teeres to midwicket, beaten, hits the pads, appeal, NOT OUT
8.5
Ehsan Khan to Khurram Nawaz, no run
defensive shot, need a run NO says Aqib
8.4
Ehsan Khan to Khurram Nawaz, no run
wild slog, misses, almost done him there
8.3
Ehsan Khan to Khurram Nawaz, no run
8.2
w
Ehsan Khan to Khawar Ali, OUT
smashed to covers, Rath takes a good clean catch
Khawar Ali c Anshuman Rath b Ehsan Khan 13 (9b 2x4 0x6) SR: 144.44
8.1
2
Ehsan Khan to Khawar Ali, 2 runs
tossed up, steered to midwicket, great running between
Match details
Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi
TossOman , elected to field first
SeriesDesert T20 Challenge 2017
Player Of The Match
Bilal Khan
Match numberT20I no. 580
Season2016/17
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, First Session 14.00-15.25 Interval 15.25-15.45, Second Session 15.45-17.10
Match days16 January 2017 (20-over match)
Umpires
Iftikhar Ali
Alan Neill
Reserve Umpire
Buddhi Pradhan
Match Referee
Graeme Labrooy
PointsOman 2, Hong Kong 0