Scotland 198 for 4 (Cross 60, MacLeod 45, Soper 2-20, Vala 2-30) beat PNG 197 (Soper 46*, Main 3-33, Tahir 3-36) by six wickets
Muscat: Scotland have beaten Papua New Guinea by six wickets in their World Cup League 2 match in Oman on Saturday.
In the first match of the round-seven series, Papua New Guinea amassed 197 runs with Chad Soper top scoring on 46 not out.
Matthew Cross with 70 and Calum MacLeod with 45 helped Shane Burger's side reach 198-4.
Papua New Guinea play Oman on Sunday and Scotland face the hosts on Tuesday.
And there will be another round of fixtures to complete the series by next Saturday.
Scotland lost their T20 tri-series with Zimbabwe this week and face Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea and Oman in next month's T20 World Cup first round.