On Wednesday, Hong Kong stamped an emphatic eight-wicket win over UAE in Asia Cup Qualifier to march into the Asia Cup 2022.
Spinner Ehsan Khan's 4/24 made light work
of UAE's top and middle-order. On the batting front, Yasim Murtaza (58) and Babar Hayat (38*) emerged as the top scorers in the 148-run chase.
Hong Kong bested Singapore by eight runs, riding on Ehsan's 3/24. They handed an eight-wicket drubbing to Kuwait in the 152-run chase. And lastly, Hong Kong got past UAE in style.
Hong Kong will mark their fourth appearance in the Asia Cup after 2004, 2008, and 2018. Notably, it would be their maiden run in the T20I format.
Hong Kong have joined India and Pakistan
in Group A. Group B features Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh. The top two
teams from each group will then partake in
the Super Four.