KATHMANDU, Mar 8: Nepal has lost the match against Scotland by four wickets in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier held at Bulawayo, Zimbabwe on Thursday.
Nepal has put the target of 150 runs against Scotland, where Scotland cross the target in 41.3 overs.
KJ Coetzer picked up 88 runs not out in 136 balls helped Scotland to win the game. CD Wallace, CS MacLeod, MH Cross, HG Munsey, SM Sharif (not out), RD Berrington picked 17, 15, 14, 10, 5, 1 runs respectively.
Basant Regmi and Sandeep Lamichhane took 2/2 wickets, Deependra Sing Airee and Lalit Rajbanshi took 1/1 wickets for Nepal.
Nepal won the toss and elected to bat first. Skipper Paras Khadka made 63 runs in 75 balls for Nepal. Khadka became first Nepali player to complete one thousand runs in List-A cricket.
Likewise, Basant Regmi made 24 runs in 51 balls and Sompal Kami garnered 18 runs in 54 balls.
Stuart Whittingham picked up 3 wickets for Scotland. Likewise, Safyan Sarif and AC Evans took similar 2-2 wickets and Richie Berrington and Tom sole picked up 1/1 wicket for Scotland.