ACC Premier Cup: Hong Kong set 115-run target for Nepal

Published On: April 15, 2024 02:51 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 15: Hong Kong have set a target of 115 runs for Nepal in the ongoing ACC Premier Cup Cricket in Oman.

Having lost the toss and asked to bat first at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground (Ministry Turf 1), Hong Kong managed to score 114 runs in 17 overs, losing all wickets.

Hong Kong’s Anshe Rath scored the highest 34 runs for his team. Nepal’s Abinash Bohara took three wickets, Lalit Rajbanshi and Dipendra Singh Airee took two each, while Karan KC took one wicket. Due to adverse weather conditions, the game was interrupted in the 18th over.

Nepal, having won both of its previous matches, leads Group ‘A’ at the top of the points table.

Hong Kong, having won one match, is in fourth place.

Currently, Malaysia and Qatar are playing in Group ‘A’.

Similarly, under Group ‘B’, Oman -UAE, and Bahrain- Kuwait are competing at 4:45 PM today.

Nepal is placed in Group ‘A’ of the ACC Premier Cup.

In this group, Nepal is joined by Hong Kong, Malaysia, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia.

Similarly, Group ‘B’ consists of Bahrain, Cambodia, Kuwait, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The top two teams from each group will advance to the semifinals, and the winner of the final will earn the opportunity to play in the Asia Cup.


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