KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Nepal's two batswomen, Rubina Chhetri and Puja Mahato, made a world record victory against Maldives in the ACC Women's Premier Cup.
Giving a target of 228 runs for victory to Maldives, Nepal secured a record-breaking win with a margin of 214 runs after dismissing Maldives for just 13 runs.
With this win, Nepal advances to the quarterfinals of the tournament. They secured their spot in the quarterfinals from Group D by maintaining an undefeated streak. In the quarterfinals, Nepal will face Kuwait, the runner-up of Group A.
Maldives, while chasing the substantial target of 228 runs, were bowled out for a mere 13 runs in 13.5 overs. Sumaya Ahmed of Maldives was the highest scorer with just 5 runs.
Six players from Maldives were dismissed without scoring any runs. This victory represents Nepal's largest margin of victory in women's T20Is.