T20 World Cup: Oman thrash Papua New Guinea in tournament's opening game

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ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Al Amerat Cricket Ground in Muscat Papua New Guinea 129-9 (20 runs): Vala 56 (43), Amini 27 (26), Maqsood 4--20 Oman 131-0 (13.4 Overs): Singh 73*(42), Ilyas50* (43) Oman won with 10 wickets Scorecard

In the opening game at the Men's T20 World Cup Muscat, Oman, Oman, Oman, Oman defeated Papua New Guinea 10 wickets.

Papua New Guinea was 0-2 when they were put in. They recovered to 102-3 but another collapse reduced them to 129-9. Captain Assad Vala scored 56.

Jatinder Singh scored 72 runs on 42 balls and Aqib Illyas scored a 43-ball 50. Oman returned home with only 38 balls.

From 15:00 BST, Scotland will play Bangladesh in the second match in Group B.

Papua New Guinea - who lost 10 of their previous white-ball cricket games and were making their World Cup debut - lost both openers to ducks before Vala shared a PNG record stand of 81 with Charles Amini.

Amini was caught trying to grab a quick single and was outrun by the non-striker. This sparked a collapse that saw seven wickets fall for 37 runs. Oman spinner Zeeshan Mqsood, Oman's captain, claimed 4-20, the highest Oman bowler in T20 cricket.

Singh and Ilyas, who had never played together for Oman, hit 12 fours each and five sixes to become the third team of men to win a T20 World Cup match by 10 wickets.

You can listen to the ball-by-ball commentary from Bangladesh v Scotland on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and BBC Sounds, starting at 15:00 BST on Sunday 17 October.