Asia Cup Qualifier: Nepal defeat Singapore, register second win

Kathmandu, September 2

Nepal defeated Singapore by four wickets in their fourth match of the ongoing 2018 Asia Cup Qualifier held today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Making 151 runs in the first innings, Singapore had posted a target of 152 runs to Nepal.

The Rhinos in the second innings met the target in 28.1 overs by losing six wickets. For Nepal’s victory, Anil Kumar Sah made 43 runs, Dipendra Singh Airee 33, Gyanendra Malla 29, Subash Khakurel and Sagar Pun contributed 14 each while captain Paras Khadka managed 11 runs.

Elected to bat first after winning the toss, Singapore had made 151 runs in the 42 overs at the loss of all wickets.

Chetan Ramchandra Suryawanshi contributed 60 runs for Singapore, while Anish Paraam 31 and Karthikeyan Subramanian 20.

In bowling, Nepal’s Sandeep Lamichhane and Lalit Narayan Rajbanshi took three wickets each while Sompal Kami and Basant Regmi claimed two each.

Earlier, Nepal defeated Malaysia by 19 runs in the previous match on Saturday.

They, however, lost their first two matches to Oman and UAE.


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