ICC T20 World Cup Warm-up roundup, 12 October

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Wed, 13/10/2021
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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka

Bangladesh 147/7 in 20 overs (Soumya Sarkar 34; Dushmantha Chameera 3-27) lost to Sri Lanka 148/6 in 19 overs (Avishka Fernando 62; Soumya Sarkar 2-12) by 4 wickets with 6 balls to spare.

Bangladesh lost the warm-up game against Sri Lanka by four wickets. Sri Lanka chased down 148 in 19 overs. Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat first. Soumya Sarkar top-scored 34 as they posted 147/7. Dushmantha Chameera (3-27) was the pick of the Sri Lankan bowlers.

Sri Lanka were then reduced to 75/6, but Avishka Fernando held his nerves and made an unbeaten 62 in 42 balls to seal the match. He was supported by Chamika Karunaratne (29).

Ireland vs Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea 96/8 in 20 overs (Assad Vala 32; Ben White 3-10) lost to Ireland 99/2 in 16.4 overs (Andy Balbirnie 42*; Curtis Campher 42*; Simon Atai 1-28) by 8 wickets with 20 balls to spare.

Ireland registered an eight-wicket victory against Papua New Guinea with 20 balls in hand. Ben White and Craig Young first picked three wickets apiece to restrict PNG to a below-par total of 96/8 in 20 overs. Barring captain Assad Vala (32), none of the batters could cross 20.

Ireland lost Kevin O'Brien and Gareth Delany, but Andy Balbirnie, who opened batting, remained unbeaten on 42, and Campher also scored an unbeaten 42 off just 35 balls to take Ireland past the victory.

Oman vs Namibia

Oman 152/8 in 20 overs (Aqib Ilyas 30; Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton 2-24) beat Namibia 120/9 in 20 overs (Gerhard Erasmus 32; Kaleemullah 4-23) by 32 runs.

Oman beat Namibia by 32 runs. Aqib Ilyas made 30 and Zeeshan Maqsood 29 to take Oman to 152/8. Ilyas shone with the ball as well, picking two crucial wickets, but it was Kaleemullah (4-23) who ran through Namibia. Gerhard Erasmus top-scored 32 for Namibia.

Scotland vs Netherlands

Scotland 122/6 in 20 overs (Calum MacLeod 32; Fred Klassen 2-21) beat Netherlands 90 (Mark Watt 4-10, Chris Greaves 4-19) by 32 runs.

Scotland beat Netherlands by 32 runs. Calum MacLeod's 32 first propelled Scotland to 122/6 before Mark Watt and  Chris Greaves picked up four wickets apiece to skittled out Netherlands for 90.