(Updated) Nepal’s batting collapses against Hong Kong, handed loss by 83 runs

Captains of Nepal and Hong Kong toss before their match under the ICC World Cricket League Championship, in Hong Kong, on Friday, October 13, 2017.

Kathmandu, October 13

Nepal were handed an 83-run defeat by rivals Hong Kong in the first of their two-match series

In the first innings, Hong Kong made total 194 runs at the loss of all wickets at the Mission Road Ground, Mong Kok.

Nepal had won the toss and invited the home side to bat first.

For Hong Kong, opener Jamie Atkinson made the highest contribution of 76 runs, including nine fours and one six. Nepal could only manage 111 runs before losing all its wicket in 34.5 overs. The next match is scheduled for Sunday.

Following the loss, Nepal’s chances of finishing the league within the top four have been severely eroded. Here’s a look at the table:


Published on October 13th, Friday, 2017 10:45 AM

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