Oman thrashes Nepal by 6 wickets and wins Pentangular Series
October 10, 2019 08:50 PM NPT
By: Kamal Subedi
KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Host Oman has defeated Nepal by 6 wickets in Pentangular T20I Series held at Al Amerat on Thursday.
After losing the toss, Nepal were invited to bat first and lost both of the wickets in the third over. Aarif Sheikh(20) and Dipendra Singh Airee (11) only reached the double-digit mark. After being all-out in just 11 overs, Nepal posted the target of only 65 runs.
Aamir Kaleem dismantled the Nepali line-up claiming 5 wickets conceding just 15 runs in 4 overs. Bilal Khan took 2 wickets while Mohammad Nadeem and Khawar Ali sent one Nepali batsman each to the pavilion.
Oman lost only four wickets while chasing the target in 12th over with 49 balls remaining. Suraj Kumar scored 42 runs off 30 deliveries to guide his side to the victory.
Karan KC took 2 Omani wickets. Sompal Kami and Sandeep Lamichhane took one wicket each.
With this win, Oman has won the Pentangular T20 Series comprising Hong Kong, Nepal, Oman, Ireland and the Netherlands.