Abbas, Skhawat lead HK into last four

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 31 July, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 31 July, 2008, 12:00am

A 158-run partnership between Zain Abbas and Skhawat Ali has pushed Hong Kong to a 93-run win over Singapore and into the semi-finals at the ACC Trophy in Kuala Lumpur. Abbas, who was man of the match, and Skhawat came together with Hong Kong on 25 for four. The pair kept their composure as they set the foundation for a winning total of 255 for nine. Abbas made 80 while Skhawat made 83. In reply, Singapore were bowled out for 158 in the 32nd over. Hong Kong will meet either Afghanistan or the United Arab Emirates in their semi-final.