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ICC World Twenty 20 Qualifier : Kaleem, Ali Help Oman Beat Hong Kong By 7 Wickets In UAE

Aamir Kaleem and Khawar Ali helped Oman ease past Hong kong by seven Wickets in ICC T-20 World Cup qualifier played in Abu Dhabi.

Asked to bat, Hong kong were 47 for one after eight overs but then were floored by Oman's spin attack.

Only Opener Nizakat Khan offered any resistance as Aamir and Khawar nipped wickets with regularity to bundle Hong kong for 102 runs.

In reply, Oman started strongly with Jatinder Singh and Khawar raising 31 in five overs.

There was a minor scare as Oman lost three wickets for 15 runs.

However, in-form Aqib Ilyas and skipper Zeeshan Maqsood stitched a 60-run partnership to steer Oman home in 17.3 overs.

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