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Ali and Ilyas combine as Oman extend PNG’s losing streak

Khawar Ali starred with the ball and Aqib Ilyas with the bat as hosts Oman closed out a three-wicket win over Papua New Guinea within the 5th fit of the 7th CWC League 2 tri-series. Ali took 5-15 as PNG have been bowled out for simply 150, and Ilyas guided the hosts to the cusp of victory. Kabua Morea produced a past due scare with a flurry of wickets with Oman in sight of the end line, however Ali joined skipper Zeeshan Maqsood to look his facet house. As soon as once more PNG captain Asad Valla have been left to pick out up the items after the top-order failed. His 63 supplied the majority of the runs after the guests gained the toss and elected to bat, however the decrease order may no longer get the Barramundis to a defendable general this time. And despite the fact that Oman misplaced 3 wickets within the PowerPlay stuttering to 47 for three in answer, Ilyas successfully batted PNG out of the sport, making 56 off 77 prior to falling with Oman simply ten runs brief – too past due for Morea’s maiden ODI five-wicket haul to make a distinction.

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