Match 4: Magar’s all-round performance powers Nepal
Sita Rana Magar’s 42 including 2 boundaries, helped Nepal score a total of 126 for 5 in their 20 overs. Rubina Chhetry contributed an unbeaten 33 off 25 balls including 3 boundaries. Yusrina Yaakop started the match with a boundary, while she got out in the next over. Christina Baret was the leading run-getter at 21 as the other Magar, in the second innings picked up 2 wickets. Sita Rana Magar claimed the Player of the match and restricted Malaysia to 97 of 7 wickets to win the match by 34 runs.
Brief Score: Nepal 126/5 (SR Magar 42, Sasha Azmi 1/20) beat Malaysia 97/7 (Christina Baret 21, S Magar 2/12) by 34 runs
Match 5: China wins a thriller against Hong Kong by 1 wicket with a ball to spare
China won a thriller against Hong Kong by 1 wicket and 1 ball to spare. Yee Shan To’s 37 and 3 wickets couldn’t win the match for Hong Kong but bagged her a Player of the match. Hong Kong made 86 for 8 wickets while Wang Meng of China picked up 2 wickets. With 4 runs required of the last over, Chan Ka Man picked a wicket of the 3rd ball as Zhang Xiangxue picked up 2 runs of the 5th ball to steal the match.
Brief Score: Hong Kong 86/8 (Yee Shan To 37, Wang Meng 2/17) lose to China 87/9 (Huang Zhuo 24, Yee Shan To 3/9) by 1 wicket
Match 6: UAE tops the charts
Chamani Seneviratna’s 5 for 3 runs helped her team beat Kuwait by 86 runs. Esha Oza scored 41 followed by Kavisha Egodage 36 which helped UAE make a total of 145 for 5 wickets. Amna Tariq of Kuwait picked up 2 wickets. Kuwait opener, Maryam Omar was the leading run-getter at 15, while the lower order tumbled as Seneviratna picked up 3 wickets in one over.
Brief Score: UAE 145/5 (Esha Oza 41, Amna Tariq 2/21) beat Kuwait /9 (Maryam Omar 15, Chamani Seneviratna 5/3) by 86 runs