Netherlands, Canada lose unbeaten records at World T20 qualifiers

On Thursday, Papua New Guinea shocked Netherlands with a five-wicket win, while Canada lost to Hong Kong at the 2020 T20 World Cup qualifiers.


Papua New Guinea went on top of Group A with two rounds of fixtures to play with a five-wicket win over Netherlands (Representative Image).   -  Getty Images

Netherlands and Canada saw their unbeaten runs at the 2020 T20 World Cup qualifier come to an end on Thursday as they were beaten by Papua New Guinea and Hong Kong respectively.

PNG stunned the Dutch with a five-wicket victory.

A half-century from Kinchit Shah (59 not out) and a three-wicket haul by Nasrulla Rana helped Hong Kong to a 32-run victory over Canada.

Elsewhere, UAE beat Nigeria by five wickets.

In the final game of the day, Scotland put on 204 for four against Bermuda which in reply fell 46 runs short as it finished on 158 for eight.

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