UAE were put in to bat, and notwithstanding losing opener Amjad Ali with only 1 on a board, a rest of a batting choice took adult a slack. It was a match-defining partnership between Shaiman and Swapnil Patil that incited a compare in UAE’s favour, as a twin put on 145 runs for a fourth wicket. Shaiman’s bid eventually came to an finish on 109, though Patil stranded around to measure 74 off 78 balls, as UAE racked adult 297 for 8.
Nepal’s respond began rather abjectly as they struggled their approach to 53 for 5 in 18 overs. A 49-run mount between Sharad Vesawkar and Binod Bhandari helped detain a slip somewhat, though it was all too fleeting. Despite Shakti Gauchan’s dominant 37 during No.9, Nepal had too many to do, and were eventually rolled for 195. Vesawkar top-scored with 54, while Kamran Shazad was a collect of a bowlers with 3 for 46.
Kenya batted initial and proceeded to remove both their openers with only 36 on a board. Collins Obuya entered during No.4, and played a stimulating knock, attack 106 off 120 balls to beam Kenya to a rival 249 for 9. PNG’s Raymond Haoda was a many heavy of a bowlers, holding 4 for 50. Thomas Odoyo entered a ravel during No. 8, and strike 42 off 34 balls to supplement much-needed procedure to a score.
PNG didn’t start good during all, losing opener Tony Ura, who was utterly inclusive during a World Twenty20 qualifiers late final year, for a two-ball duck. This brought a No.3, Vala, to a crease, and he combined 154 runs with Siaka to set PNG on their approach to a resounding win. Siaka fell in a 24th over, shortly after completing a century on his List A debut, while Vala found association in a No.4, captain Chris Amini, with a twin dire on to strike off a remaining 96 runs with some-more than 7 overs to spare. Vala finished dominant on 105 off 109 balls, his initial century in this format.
“That was a many critical and best innings I’ve played for my country,” Vala said. “This win sets us adult good for a contest and gives us some genuine momentum.”
Fifties from Wesley Barresi and Peter Borren ensured Netherlands began their World Cup 2015 qualifiers debate with a victory, as they downed Uganda by seven wickets during Mount Maunganui. Uganda won a toss and inaugurated to bat first, with a openers putting on a healthy mount of 76.
However, things began to come dismantled once Roger Mukasa fell for 44, and Uganda went on to remove all 10 wickets for a further of only 76 runs. Left-arm chinaman bowler Michael Rippon was a wrecker-in-chief, holding 4 for 15 in his share of 10 overs. Uganda were discharged for 152 inside 47 overs.
“The conditions were ideal for me,” Rippon said. “The representation was utterly stoppy and took a bit of spin. we had a ideal zephyr and a skipper brought me on during a ideal time to bowl.”
Netherlands were not unequivocally challenged in their chase, and while a openers put on only 27, a batsmen continued to rise suggestive partnerships. Barresi anchored a innings, while captain Borren scored a accessible 50 off 56 balls. The span put on 85 to effectively take a diversion divided from Uganda, as they chased a aim down with roughly 20 overs to spare.
Scotland won a toss and put Hong Kong in, that seemed an desirous pierce when Mark Wright was run out during a third over. This brought a captain, Jamie Atkinson to a crease, and he proceeded to supplement 61 for a second wicket with opener Irfan Ahmed. Contributions from Mark Chapman, Babar Hayat and Tanwir Afzal ensured Hong Kong reached a rival 263 for 7. Iain Wardlaw was a collect of a bowlers with 3 for 57.
Scotland kept gait with a compulsory rate for a many part, with Matt Machan commencement a assign with his run-a-ball 34. Preston Mommsen went on to beam a innings during No.4, reaching a lass List A ton in a process. Mommsen continued to live one finish as wickets fell frequently for Scotland. Rob Taylor’s 28 was a subsequent best bid down a sequence as Scotland authorised a compulsory rate to go astray, eventually succumbing to Hong Kong’s twin of Nadeem and Haseeb, who took 7 wickets between them.