Sunday’s victory lifted Malaysia to the top of the tournament table with three wins from the same number of games, while runners-up Thailand have one more game to go.
Ahmad Faiz hits an unbeaten 105 from 50 after Split Pradang’s 59 pitches Bhutan’s comfortable 95-run victory over China in the rainy ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Asian Qualifier B won by 184 runs.
Bhutan vs. China
Bhutan chose to go first and got off to a good start thanks to opening pitcher Tenzin Lovegie, who like Pradhan. Both men reached the borderline in the first five overs and went undefeated to 33.
Pradhan paid attention to the wind in six overs, tied Tian Sengchung at two-four, and made 50 on the final ball of eight overs.
To China’s relief, Ma Qiancheng Pradhan threw the bowling ball after the Bhutanese captain missed the shot. Chengcheng was undoubtedly the Chinese bowler’s choice as he completed Pradang’s wicket by allowing just 17 runs in four overs.
But in the end China were unable to stop their opponents’ 20 overs 16 1/4 thanks to 47 ball 50 wickets from Lovegie and 5 wickets from Namgay Singley despite some direct hits on the field. . Gakr Kumar Gary contributed the finishing touches to the inning with a good 28 of 21*.
China set an adjusted DLS target of 144 in 17 overs after a temporary postponement due to rain. Wei Guolei got off to a strong start as Tenzin Wangchuck’s offside netted four goals and Karma Dorji pulled away to do the same.
However, Tashi Phuntso would bowl Wang Liuyang, pin Zhuang Zelin up front and duck in the same over, turning the tide decisively in Bhutan’s favor. Namgay Xinley bowled both Guolei and Sengkung before China added more runs to their total, reducing it to 25 for 4 in five overs.
China failed to score a boundary hit in the rest of the innings and were eventually eliminated for 48 in 12 overs.
Pradhan won the Player of the Match award for his aggressive shot to the top of the leaderboard.
Bhutan went 161/4 in 20 overs (Pradang 59, Lovegay 50, Chengchen 1-17), 48/10 in 11.4 overs (Guolei 15, Namgay Singley 3-3, Phuntso 3-10). ) defeated China. ). 95 Runs (DLS Law)
Malaysia vs Myanmar
Malaysia got off to a typically aggressive start after being lofted. Ahmad Zubaidi hit three 4-on shots in two overs for a combined 6-on but went over the deep middle-wicket ropes.
Myanmar dragged on again, losing both openers in quick succession. Payne Danu bowled with Said Aziz and Tu Ya Aung dismissed the dangerous Zubaidi as they defeated Malaysia 43-2 in the fourth round.
Vilandeep Singh came on at 4 and started cautiously before pulling Aung Kho Kho at low middle.