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Qatar register second successive win over Singapore

by April 3, 2016 General
Captains of Qatar and Singapore teams during the toss of the ODI match in Singapore.

Doha:  Qatar defeated Singapore by  four wickets to register their second successive win  in the One-day International in Singapore on Friday.

Batting first, the hosts made 232 all out in 50 overs while the visitors romped to victory  with 11 balls to spare.

Navin top scored for the hosts with 67 runs,  while Brigu (37), Vidyut (26), Chetan (38), Selladore (25)  made significant contributions to the total.

For Qatar, Awais captured three wickets while Nadeem accounted for two scalps. Inam, Iqbal, and Taimoor claimed one wicket each.

Chasing the total, Qatar lost wickets at regular intervals but romped home in the 49th over.

Khurram top scored for Qatar with 44 runs while Faisal, Taimoor with 34 runs each provided good support. Kamran (29), Rizlan (25) and Inam (27) excelled with the bat for Qatar. For Singapore, Abhinav and Rohan bagged two wickets each.

Abhiraj and Selladore accounted for one wicket. Qatar Khurram Shehzad won the man-of-the-match award for scoring 44 runs.Qatar had earlier won the first ODI match against Singapore last week by six wickets.

Qatar had also emerged on top in the two Twenty20  matches played against Singapore.

The Peninsula