ACC U-16 cricket: Nepal limit Myanmar to 13 runs, register thumping win

Kathmandu, December 14

Nepal’s U-16 cricketers have registered a thumping 337-run win against Myanmar in the ongoing ACC U-16 Eastern Region Tournament.

Having won the toss, the Rhinos elected to bat first and put on 350 runs in their allotted 35 overs. Nepali skipper Rit Gautam completed his century while Trit Raj Das made 64. Bishal KC made 42, Kushal Malla 36 and Subash Aire 17.

In response to the mammoth total, the Myanmar side could only muster 13 runs in 11.3 overs. Nepal’s Narayan Joshi and Mekh Bahadur Sen claimed four wickets apiece. With this, Nepal top group A.

Nepal had earlier defeated Thailand and Hong Kong, both teams also pitted in the same group. Bhutan, China, Malaysia and Singapore feature in Group B.

Nepal now face Malaysia in the first semi-final on Saturday.

Thailand is hosting the ACC U-16 Eastern Region Tournament with matches being played in the cities of Bangkok and Chiang Mai from Monday 11th December. According to the ACC, the tournament is being organised for players to have the opportunity to play competitive international cricket as they progress from under-16 to under-19 and senior levels.

Published on December 14th, Thursday, 2017 4:50 PM

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