KATHMANDU — Nepal has lost its first match against Kenya by 5 wickets in ICC World League Championship on Saturday.
Nepal managed a score of 112 for eight before rain halted the game for first time at the TU cricket ground and target run was revised to 104 by D/L method.
But following another rain interruption in the 22nd over, the target was revised to 94 runs from 26 overs.
Kenya met the target with the loss of 5 wickets with 11 balls remaining.
For Kenya, RR Patel scored 34 runs (not out) off 52 balls that included 3 fours, CO Obuya hit 24 runs off 32 balls with 3 fours and Gurdeep Singh hit 12 runs (not out) off 19 balls with one four. Other batsmen could not score double digit run.
Sagar Pun and Sandeep Lamichchane took two wickets of Kenya, each giving away 8 and 21 runs respectively.
Earlier, electing to bat first after winning the toss, Kenyan player SO Ngoche took highest 3 wickets giving away 18 runs whereas NM Odhiambo grabbed 2 wickets.
Nepal is taking on Kenya in the second match ICC World Cricket League Championship on Monday.Follow @gorkhapost
Dahal says discussion about party unification process positive
KATHMANDU — CPN Maoist Center Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachand has said the bilateral discussions regarding the unification between the party and CPN-UML are heading positively.
Chair Dahal apprised the extended meeting held today at his Khumaltar-based private residence of the progress in the unification process.
Talking to media persons following the meeting, party Spokesperson Pampha Bhusal said that time would be taken for uniting the parties.
“The date for the unification cannot be declared right now,” she said while stressing the need to make no haste on the matter of making a new party by merging two political parties.
According to Spokesperson Bhusal, party chair Dahal briefed the meeting about his discussions with the UML chair regarding party unification committee’s reports.
Stating that bilateral talks and discussions on the political and organisational issues were heading positively, leader Dahal assured the meeting that merging process was going ahead to ensure the unification as per the interests of both parties and the nation, according to Spokesperson Bhusal.Follow @gorkhapost