Scotland 26 for no loss (Coetzer 16*, Cross 10*) beat Oman 24 all out (Khawar 15, Smith Four-7, Neill Four-7) by ten wickets
Oman slumped to the fourth-lowest Checklist-A rating in cricket historical past, after they have been bowled out by Scotland for under 24 runs in Al Amarat.
Taking part in the primary of three one-dayers, the hosts have been all out inside 18 overs as Scotland’s Adrian Neill and Ruaidhri Smith shared 4 wickets every.
In response, Scotland chased the goal down within the fourth over, successful with 280 balls to spare. In all, solely 20.three overs have been bowled within the match.
Six Oman batsmen have been out for geese, whereas No. three Khawar Ali top-scored with 15. His boundary off Neill within the 12th over was the one 4 of Oman’s innings.
It was Smith who did the early injury, taking three of Oman’s first six wickets to scale back them to 17 for six. Thereafter, Neill took over, taking the final three wickets, with out Oman including a run as they slid from 24 for 7 to 24 all out. Oman’s eight-run partnership between Ajay Lalcheta (2) and Khawar – for the fifth wicket – was their highest.
Kyle Coetzer and Matthew Cross hit 4 boundaries in Scotland’s innings – together with a 4 to complete the match – which lasted solely 20 deliveries. The groups face off once more on Wednesday for the second one-dayer, whereas the ultimate match is scheduled for Friday on the similar venue.