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ICC WCL Championship: Nepal elect to bat first after winning win toss against Namibia

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KATHMANDU —Nepal selected to field winning the toss against Nambia in the second-day match of the ICC World Cricket League Championship (WCLC) at the Tribhuvan University Cricket Stadium in Kirtipur on Monday.

Nepal had won against Namibia by five wickets on Saturday stepping close qualify for the 2018 ICC World Cup Qualifiers to be held in Bangladesh.

Nepal has dropped Raju Rijal and included Sagar Pun in the playing eleven in today’s match.

Victory against Namibia in the second match will keep Nepal’s chances for playing in the qualifying round of the ICC World Cup 2018 (ODI) alive.

Nepal will next play away to table toppers the Netherlands in fourth round in August with three more rounds remaining against Kenya (at home), Hong Kong (away) and UAE (at neutral venue).

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PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team





KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.

PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.

Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.

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