ICC Women's T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier: Nepal into seminal beating Qatar

Published On: September 4, 2023 11:19 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 4: Nepal has entered the semi-final of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup Qualifiers tournament by defeating Qatar.

In the match played today at Bangi of Malaysia, Nepal defeated Qatar by nine wickets and set a journey for the semi-final.

It is the fourth consecutive win of Nepal in the tournament.

Earlier, Nepal outshined home team Malaysia, Bahrain and Bhutan. Nepal has assured its place in the semi-final ahead of a match from the group 'A'.

Chasing the target of 75 runs for victory, Nepal gathered the runs in 10.3 overs at the loss of a wicket. Kajal Shrestha made the highest 32 runs for Nepal's win. Likewise, Indu Burma remained unbeaten with 20 runs.

Invited for batting first after losing the toss, Qatar made 74 runs in the limited 20 overs at the loss of seven wickets. Indu Sharma took three wickets for Nepal while Puja Mahato and Kabita Joshi took a wicket each.

Nepal is set to play against the UAE in the final tournament of the group phase on Wednesday.



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