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ICC Cricket World Cup League 2: Oman Wins Nepal by 18 Runs

Mohammad Nadeem is the highest scorer for Oman at 69-not out.
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ICC Cricket World Cup League 2: Oman Wins Nepal by 18 Runs

Nepal has lost its first-ever ODI match on the home ground against Oman by 18 runs.

Winning the toss, Nepal has opted to bowl and restricted Oman to 197 for 9 in 50 overs in the first match of the tri-series at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kathmandu, today, i.e., February 5, 2020.

Nepali left-arm spin bowler Sushan Bhari bowled 10 overs and took 3 wickets for 14 runs. While, Karan KC, who has bowled the Oman opener in the first over, took 4 wickets for 47 runs.

Oman Vs Nepal Match

Mohammad Nadeem is the highest scorer for Oman at 69-not out.

Later, chasing the 198-run target set by Oman, Nepali batsmen stumbled to reach the target and were bowled out for 179 in the 47th over.

Nepal Cricket Fans at Stadium

Sharad Vesawkar is the top scorer for Nepal with 55 runs.

Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood took 3 wickets for 30 runs and restricted the Nepali batsmen.

Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood

With this win, Oman has secured a total of 10 points and moved to the 2nd position in the League 2 points table.

Match Summary

  • Oman: 197/9
  • Nepal: 179 All out
  • Player of the Match: Mohammad Nadeem (Oman)
  • Result: Oman won by 18 runs

Oman will be playing against the US in the second match of the ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC) League 2 tri-series on February 6, 2020.

ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 Points Table

Team  Played Won Lost No Result Points Net Run Rate
United States 8 6 2 0 12 +0.412
Oman 7 5 2 0 10 -0.07
Scotland 8 4 3 1 9 +0.139
Namibia 7 4 3 0 8 +0.008
United Arab Emirates 7 3 3 1 7 -0.004
Nepal 1 0 1 0 0 -0.36
Papua New Guinea 8 0 8 0 0 -0.458

 

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