KATHMANDU — Nepal have defeated United Arab Emirates (UAE) by 4 wickets in their third match of the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 underway at Windhoek, Namibia on Sunday.
Skipper Paras Khadka’s whirlwind half-century and spearhead Sompal Kami’s four wicket scalps propelled Nepal to seal convincing victory over UAE during the ongoing ICC WCLD II. Nepal achieved the target in the 29th over.
With today’s emphatic victory over UAE, Nepal register two victories out of three matches of the ICC World Cricket League Division II played at Windhoek, Namibia, on Sunday.
Skipper Parash Khadka played a blistering innings of 51 runs off just 48 balls, studded with two cracking fours and five sixes.
After winning the toss, UAE was invited to take the first strike before folding them for a meagre 114 runs in 31 overs.
Shaiman Anwar top scored for UAE with 30 runs in 64 balls which included two hit to the fence.
Sompal Kami was pick of the bowlers with 7-0-30-4. Leg spin bowler Sandeep Lamichanne took three UAE scalps where as Khadka bagged two wickets.
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”.