Kushal Malla got out after hitting three consecutive sixes

Published On: March 5, 2024 01:14 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 5: Kushal Malla, who added to the excitement by hitting three consecutive sixes in the 17th over, saw his innings cut short as Nepal’s fifth wicket fall.

Malla contributed 26 runs off 11 balls before getting out.

Meanwhile, Nepal lost its fourth wicket when Dipendra Singh Airee departed easily.

Nepal lost its third wicket when Aasif Sheikh departed scoring 47 runs, fell short of a half-century. Sheikh departed after contributing 47 runs in 37 balls.

At the end of the 12th over, while Sheikh was batting on a personal score of 46 runs, Jha was contributing to the Nepal’s innings with 18 runs.

The team lost its second wicket when Nepal's captain Rohit Paudel departed after scoring only 25 runs, followed by Kushal Bhurtel’s departure for 20 runs, marking Nepal’s first wicket loss.

After winning the toss, Nepal is batting first in the final match of the ongoing T-20I triangular series.

The highly anticipated match is underway at the TU International Cricket Ground. Both teams are determined to emerge victorious and claim the series title.

Despite a slow start in the series, Nepal has shown promising performances in the last two games, raising hopes for a triumphant finale. However, the Netherlands pose a formidable challenge as a strong opponent.

With 5 points from 4 games, the Netherlands have secured their spot in the final, while Nepal closely followed in second place with 4 points. Namibia's third-place finish with 3 points has eliminated them from the final contention.




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