ICC World T20: Nepal defeats Malaysia by eight wickets, bowlers shine
October 6, 2018 09:49 AM NPT
KATHMANDU,Oct 6: Nepal defeated Malaysia by eight wickets in the World T20 Asia Region Qualifiers B in Kuala Lumpur.
Earlier, Nepali bowlers didn't let Malaysian batsmen to settle as they struck time and again to limit Malaysia for 101 runs in the World T20 Asia Region Qualifiers B in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday.
Winning the toss, Malaysia elected to bat first. However, Nepali bowlers wrapped them in 19.3 overs. Sandeep Lamichhane shined in the game as he took five wickets while giving 20 runs. Sompal Kami and Paras Khadka took 3 and 1 wickets respectively.
Shafiq Sharif, the opening batsman for Malaysia scored 49 runs, the highest. Another opener, Syed Aziz made 13 runs on the board. No other Malaysian batsmen were able to score double digits when they were at the batting crease.
Captain Paras Khadka scored 52 runs while vice captain Gyanendra Malla scored 37 runs to steer Nepal to victory.