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Debutants Oman survive Hayat 122

A 60-ball 122 from Babar Hayat carried Hong Kong to the threshold of their 181-run target but Oman managed to stave them off and seal a five-run win on their Asia Cup debut

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END OF OVER:
20 | 9 Runs 1 Wkt | HKG: 175/7 (6 runs required, RR: 8.75)

  • Haseeb Amjad4 (1b)
  • Waqas Khan4 (7b)
  • Ajay Lalcheta4-0-29-1
  • Bilal Khan4-0-28-1
19.6
4
Lalcheta to Haseeb Amjad, FOUR runs, beautiful cover drive for a final boundary but they finish at 5 runs short of Oman's score. Although a close match but Oman always seemed to be the better side today. A very good innings by Babar Hayat was just not enough for his team.
19.5
1
Lalcheta to Waqas Khan, 1 run, tries to play a pull shot for something big but mistiming take it towards the mid-wicket.
19.4
W
Lalcheta to Babar Hayat, OUT, he goes for the big shot and finds the fielder at long off. The performer of the day is gone when his team needed him the most, an amazing innings nevertheless.

Babar Hayat c Jatinder Singh b Lalcheta 122 (91m 60b 9x4 7x6) SR: 203.33

19.3
2
Lalcheta to Babar Hayat, 2 runs, comes forward and drives through the cover,excellent running.
19.2
1
Lalcheta to Waqas Khan, 1 run, pulls this towards square leg to give Babar the strike back.
19.1
1
Lalcheta to Babar Hayat, 1 run, swings the bat hard but inside edge takes it to the short fine leg fielder.
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Hong Kong 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st5KD ShahAnshuman Rath
2nd58Anshuman RathBabar Hayat
3rd14MS ChapmanBabar Hayat
4th0Nizakat KhanBabar Hayat
5th27Tanwir AfzalBabar Hayat
6th29Aizaz KhanBabar Hayat
7th37Babar HayatWaqas Khan
8th5Haseeb AmjadWaqas Khan