ACC Men's Premier Cup
Vriitya Aravind top scored for the UAE with an impressive 185 at TU Cricket Ground on April 19, 2023. Photo: Bikash Shrestha

Kathmandu, April 19

Tournament favourites Oman and the UAE were both victorious during their ACC Men’s Premier Cup matches in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

Oman defeated Qatar by 40 runs at Mulpani Cricket Ground while the UAE defeated Kuwait by 143 runs at TU Cricket Ground.

Winning the toss at Mulpani Cricket Ground, Qatar put Oman to bat. Despite losing wickets on regular intervals, Oman put up a challenging total of 249 in their allotted 50 overs thanks to a handy 64 by Aayan Khan. In reply, Qatar never really took off and were bowled out for 209.

In the other game at TU Cricket Ground, the UAE were asked to bat first by Kuwait who got off to a great start picking up three quick wickets. But a 275 run stand between Vriitya Aravind and Rohan Mustafa took the game away from Kuwait. Aravind top scored with 185 and Mustafa scored 118 as the UAE scored 371 the highest 50-over score ever at TU Cricket Ground.

In reply, Kuwait lost four early wickets as they were bundle out for 228 thanks to valiant knocks from Parvindar Kumar and Sayed Monib who scored 53 and 68 runs respectively.

Baharain will play Singapore at TU Cricket Ground and Malaysia will take on Saudi Arabia at Mulpani Cricket Ground under the ACC Men’s Premier Cup on Thursday.

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