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Emerging Cup: Haider Ali’s century helps Pakistan trounce Oman

Pakistan Emerging Team brushed aside Oman Emerging Team with a comprehensive 147-run victory. Haider Ali with hundred ably supported by Captain Rohail Nazir, batted the opposition out of the match. Omanis were never in the chase, as Pakistani bowlers picked up regular wickets.

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Batting 1st, Pakistan were off a decent start as Haider Ali partnered with Omair Yousuf, to put on 67. The latter fell for 33. Rohail Nazir, captain on the day came in at 3rd and together the U19 pair, pressed ahead. After Rohail, Khushdil Shah provided the Pakistanis with a final push, with a swashbuckling  54 of 24 balls with five sixes. Pakistani side finished at 319/6 as Mohammad Nadeem and Fayyaz Butt picked up a brace each for Oman.

In response, Oman struggled never got going. They were four down for 15 runs as Sameen Gul, Mohammad Mohsin and Mohammad Hasnain ran through the top order. Sandeep Goud, Mohammad Nadeem and Naseem Khushi resisted for a while with 40s. However, it was never enough and Oman fell short by 147.

Khushdil Shah bagged three wickets, while Mohsin, Gul and Hasnain picked up two wickets each. This was Pakistan’s third consecutive win of the tournament after defeating Afghanistan and Sri Lanka in the first two matches.

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