KATHMANDU— Nepal beat Bhutan by 117 runs and register the consecutive fourth victory in ICC World Twenty-20 Asia Region Qualifier B, at Bangi, Selangor in Malaysia today.
Nepal had set the target of 151 while Bhutan were all out for 33 runs in just 16.4 overs.
With the victory, Nepal secured eight points from four games while Bhutan have two points from four matches.
Nepal faced Bhutan after 12 years.
Pradeep Airee has been picked as ‘Player of the Match’.
Nepal will be playing against China on Wednesday and against Singapore on Friday in its last match of the qualifier tournament.
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”.