Canada delivered a large upset, beating Eire and profitable their third recreation on the bounce on the T20 World Cup Qualifiers on Wednesday. The undefeated Canadians prime Group B with six factors whereas Eire slipped to fourth spot after their second loss in 4 video games.
Opting to bat first, Canada rode on skipper Navneet Dhaliwal’s magnificent half-century. He was nicely supported by Nithish Kumar who scored his third consecutive fifty at this event. The duo scored at a brisk price and stored the run-price round eight per over. Canada ultimately completed with 156 on the board.
Eire couldn’t string even one efficient partnership collectively within the chase and misplaced wickets at common intervals. Strolling in at No8, Stuart Thompson stored the sport alive till the ultimate over however couldn’t fairly get his staff over the road.
Canada have now received all of their final eight T20Is. Canada play Hong Kong subsequent on Thursday whereas Eire play Jersey on Friday.
Canada 156/5 (Navneet Dhaliwal 69, Nithish Kumar 53) beat Eire 146/7 (Stuart Thompson 28*; Saad Bin Zafar 2-31) by 10 runs
Participant of the Match: Nithish Kumar
Kenya chased down a goal of 158 with minimal fuss as they noticed out their recreation against Singapore with seven deliveries to spare.
Openers Irfan Karim and Aman Gandhi added 110 runs for the primary wicket in 14 overs and successfully took the sport away from Singapore. Karim remained unbeaten to information his staff to victory.
Earlier, opting to bat, Singapore began moderately nicely thanks to a 3rd wicket stand of 56 between Surendran Chandramohan and Tim David. The center order of Aritra Dutta, Manpreet Singh and Navin Param chipped in with some helpful contributions however Singapore slipped within the last two overs, shedding 5 wickets for simply ten runs.
Left-arm pacer Lucas Oluoch was one of the best among the many Kenyan bowlers as he completed with figures of three for 22 and didn’t concede a run off the ultimate over.
Singapore play their subsequent recreation against Papua New Guinea on Friday and on the identical day Kenya take on Namibia.
Each Kenya and Singapore have 4 factors within the league desk after 4 matches.
Kenya 159/3 (Irfan Karim 71*, Aman Gandhi 50) beat Singapore 157/9 (Surendran Chandramohan 40; Lucas Oluoch 3-22, Elijah Otieno 3-29) by seven wickets
Participant of the Match: Irfan Karim
Aamir Kaleem’s very good spell dismantled Nigeria as they have been bowled out for simply 71 as Oman eased to victory. Bilal Khan too chipped in with three wickets.
Jatinder Singh’s 22-ball-48 noticed Oman canter to 66/2 within the powerplay and thus ensured an emphatic win with 13 overs and 7 wickets to spare.
With that win, Oman climb to second spot in Group B behind Canada, whereas Nigeria stay rooted to the underside of the desk with three loses in as many video games.
Nigeria will play the UAE subsequent on Thursday and Oman’s subsequent recreation will probably be against Canada on Friday.
Oman 72 for 3 (Jatinder Singh 48;Sulaimon Runsewe 1-4) beat Nigeria 71 (Daniel Ajekun 16; Aamir Kaleem 4-14, Bilal Khan 3-7) by seven wickets
Participant of the Match: Aamir Kaleem
Left-arm spinner Bernard Scholtz completed with figures of 3-17 to justify his captain’s resolution to ask Bermuda to bat first in Namibia’s six-wicket triumph. Six of the seven batsmen within the Bermuda prime order have been dismissed for single digits earlier than Okera Bascome and Derrick Brangman resisted to ensure that they performed out the total quota of 20 overs.
The chase was a fairly simple affair with Namibia sealing the victory with 41 deliveries to spare. Opener Nikolaas Davis starred within the chase, prime-scoring with 37 runs.
Namibia face Kenya and Singapore of their remaining two matches and wins in each would assure their spot within the play-off stage.
Namibia 111/4 (Nikolaas Davin 37, Stephan Baard 27) beat Bermuda 106/9 (Okera Bascome 37, Derrick Brangman 23*) by six wickets
Participant of the match: Bernard Scholtz