Oman finish tri series with yet another win over USA
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Oman outplayed USA as they register yet another win in the ongoing tri series against USA. Oman defeated USA by 92 runs and remained undefeated throughout the series registering 4 consecutive wins.
Full Scorecard : Oman vs USA, ICC World Cup League 2
Having won the toss, USA invited Oman to bat first at TU Cricket Ground Kritipur. Oman finished on 276/6 from their allotted 50 overs. The stars from the previous encounter against Nepal, skipper Zeeshan Maqsood and Aqib Ilyas both completed their individual centuries to set up a huge total on the board. Having lost two early wickets, the duo of Maqsood and Ilyas added 216 runs for the third wicket. Maqsood made 109 runs while Ilyas scored his consecutive second ton and was out for 105 runs.
USA in reply never really looked like chasing this down. Playing his first match in the series, Nisarg Patel played a superb knock of 52 runs from 36 balls which included 4 fours and 4 sixes. Coming in at number 7, Patel took the charge upon the opposition when his team was on pressure. Aaron Jones remained unbeaten on 47 runs but wasn't enough to chase the target set by Oman.
Aqib Ilyas who had a great outing with both bat and ball this series, was brilliant with the ball too. Ilyas finished with the figures of 3-14 from his 5 overs which included a maiden over too. Bilal Khan picked up 3 wickets while Zeeshan Maqsood chipped in with 2 wickets.