The national Under-19 cricket team lost to Oman by eight-wickets in the first match of ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup qualifier Asia division 2 in Thailand yesterday. Bhutan recorded 48 runs after it chose to bat first.

Bhutan will play Saudi Arabia in the second match of the qualifier today.

Ten teams from Oman, Qatar, Suadi Arabia, Thailand, Bahrain, China, Hongkong, Kuwait, The Maldives, and Bhutan are participating in the qualifier that began yesterday.