KATHMANDU — Nepal have defested Bhutan by 9 wickets in their second match in the ongoing ACC U-19 Eastern Region Asia Cup qualifiers being held in Malaysia.
Sandeep Sunar made 21 runs including three boundaries before falling to Tshering Penjor. Aasif Sheikh remained not out on 23 runs scoring three boundaries.
Earlier, Bhutan U-19 won the toss and elected to bat first.
Nepal’s Skipper Dipendra Airee registered the best bowling figures of his career of 8-0-23-5 supported by leg-spinner Lamichhane’s another magical spell of 7-3-7-4.
Bhutan skipper Tashi Phuntsho top scored with 16 runs whereas opener Ugyen Dorji (13) was the only other batsman with double digit score.
Dipendra Singh Airee was adjudged man of the match for his first five wicket haul for Nepal.
Nepal wil play their final group match against Singapore on Thursday (September 14) at Club Aman ground.Follow @gorkhapost
Provincial members take oath of office and secrecy
KATHMANDU — Provincial governors of six provinces, except Province 7, have administered oath of office and secrecy to elected members of Provincial Assembly on Sunday.
The governor of Province 7, Mohan Raj Malla, will be administering the oath to Provincial Assembly members at around 2:30 PM at the Kailali District Coordination Committee Hall today itself.
While the swearing-in ceremony was scheduled for 1 PM today, there has been a delay after Malla had to travel by road after his flight got delayed.
The swearing was held as per the constitution.
The Provincial Chiefs administered the oath to the senior most member of the provincial assembly followed by the latter administering the oath to the remaining members of the House.
Earlier on January 19, the newly appointed governors of the seven provinces took oath of office and secrecy from President Bidhya Devi Bhandari at Shital Niwas.
Then Election Commission had submitted the list of candidates elected to the provincial assemblies to the seven governors soon after they took their oath from the President.Follow @gorkhapost