Result
Qualifying Group, Fatullah, Feb 19 2016, 2nd Match (N), Asia Cup
180/5
(20 ov, target 181)
175/7
Oman won by 5 runs
1y
• ESPNcricinfo staff

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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Scorecard summary
Oman180/5(20 overs)
Hong Kong175/7(20 overs)
Babar Hayat122 (60)
Aizaz Khan15 (15)
Amir Ali1/6(1)
Bilal Khan1/28(4)
end of over 209 runs • 1 wicket
HKG: 175/7CRR: 8.75 
Haseeb Amjad4 (1)
Waqas Khan4 (7)
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.
end of over 193 runs
HKG: 166/6CRR: 8.73 • RRR: 15.00
Waqas Khan2 (5)
Babar Hayat119 (57)
Bilal Khan4-0-28-1
Zeeshan Maqsood4-0-54-1
18.6
Bilal Khan to Waqas Khan, no run
tries to scoop but can't get the hold of it. Just the last over left now,15 needed.
18.5
1
Bilal Khan to Babar Hayat, 1 run
plays a desperate cover drive and manages to get just a single.
18.4
Bilal Khan to Babar Hayat, no run
play and a miss by Babar who goes for a big shot again.
18.3
1
Bilal Khan to Waqas Khan, 1 run
tries to flick now through the leg side but manages to get an edge only towards short third man.
18.2
Bilal Khan to Waqas Khan, no run
play and a miss,a crucial dot ball this is.
18.1
1
Bilal Khan to Babar Hayat, 1 run
hits hard back to the bowler but he fails to grab.
end of over 1827 runs
HKG: 163/6CRR: 9.05 • RRR: 9.00
Babar Hayat117 (54)
Waqas Khan1 (2)
Zeeshan Maqsood4-0-54-1
Munis Ansari4-0-30-1
17.6
1
Zeeshan Maqsood to Babar Hayat, 1 run
takes a single of the last ball through cover to keep the strike.
17.5
6
Zeeshan Maqsood to Babar Hayat, SIX runs
and yet another! This time he just throws his bat forcefully to take it over the long-off fielder. It's raining 6's here!
17.4
6
Zeeshan Maqsood to Babar Hayat, SIX runs
hammered this over cow corner now, he has been scintillating tonight.
17.3
2
Zeeshan Maqsood to Babar Hayat, 2 runs
flicks it hard this time, a very good double.
17.2
6
Zeeshan Maqsood to Babar Hayat, SIX runs
and gets it in style! It was a fully pitched delivery again and Babar makes no hesitation to play a big shot over straight. What an innings this has been,excellent stuff.
17.1
6
Zeeshan Maqsood to Babar Hayat, SIX runs
comes down the track and hammers this over cow corner, he is just a boundary short of his hundred now.
Match details
Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium, Fatullah
TossOman , elected to bat first
SeriesAsia Cup 2016
Match numberT20I no. 502
Season2015/16
Hours of play (local time)19.30 start, First Session 19.30-20.55, Interval 20.55-21.15, Second Session 21.15-22.40
Match days19 February 2016 - night match (20-over match)
T20I debut
Vaibhav Wategaonkar
Umpires
Enamul Haque
Buddhi Pradhan
Reserve Umpire
Anisur Rahman
Match Referee
Sir Richie Richardson
PointsOman 2, Hong Kong 0