UAE secures spot in ACC Premier Cup final, defeating Nepal by six wickets

Published On: April 19, 2024 03:35 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 19: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have advanced to the final of the ACC Men’s Premier Cup after defeating Nepal by six wickets in the first semi-final encounter on Friday.

Winning the toss, the UAE invited Nepal to bat first.

Nepal scored a total of 119 runs, losing nine wickets in the process, with Sandeep Jora leading the charge with 50 runs.

Gulshan Jha and Karan KC contributed 20 and 17 runs respectively to the team’s total.

In response, the UAE chased down the modest total of 120 runs in the 18th over of the game.

Alishan Sharafu played a brilliant innings, scoring 55 runs, while V Sukumaran added 28 runs to the team’s score.

Gulsan Jha claimed two wickets for Nepal, while Sompal Kami and Karan KC took one wicket each.

With this victory, the UAE have advanced to the finals of the ACC Premier Cup.


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