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Hameed shines as UAE beat PNG by seven wickets

Batting first, PNG were restricted to 178 all out in 50 overs, thanks to Hameed's magnificent spell of 10-1-19-4



Basil Hameed celebrates a wicket. (UAE Cricket Official Twitter)
Basil Hameed celebrates a wicket. (UAE Cricket Official Twitter)

By Team KT

Published: Tue 15 Mar 2022, 11:45 PM

Last updated: Tue 15 Mar 2022, 11:46 PM

Basil Hameed’s superb bowling performance helped the UAE beat Papua New Guinea by seven wickets in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 on Tuesday.

Batting first, PNG were restricted to 178 all out in 50 overs, thanks to Hameed’s magnificent spell of 10-1-19-4.

Captain Assad Vala (46) top scored for PNG, but the rest of the batsmen failed to put up a fight against UAE. In reply, the home team reached the target in 44.3 overs.

Asif Khan remained not out on 81, while Vriitya Aravind made 40.


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