KATHMANDU — Nepal set a target of 170 runs against India in their final U-19 ICC World Cup group match at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, in Bangladesh on Monday.
Invited to bat first after losing the toss, Nepal team made 169 runs losing eight wickets in allotted 48 overs.
Sandeep Sunar topscored 37 runs including four fours off 73 balls, Rajbir Singh 35 runs including one four facing 68 balls while Prem Tamang contributed 29 runs including two boundaries and one six off 35 balls.
Restricting Nepal to 169 runs, India’s Avesh Khan grabbed two wickets giving away 34 runs in eight overs. MJ Dagar and Washington Sundar took 2 wickets each giving away 32 and 20 runs respectively.
The match had been reduced to 48 overs as the match could not start on time due to thick fog.Follow @gorkhapost
Petroleum products’ prices go down
KATHMANDU- The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the prices of petroleum products effective this midnight.
A meeting of the NOC held today reduced the prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 2 per litre each. With the adjusted price list, petrol shall cost Rs 112 per litre while diesel and kerosene will be available at Rs 99 per litre, NOC spokesperson Birendra Goit shared.Follow @gorkhapost