Nepal sets a target of 181 runs for Namibia

Published On: March 1, 2024 01:21 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 1: Nepal has set a target of 181 runs for Namibia to chase in the fourth match of the tri-nations T20I series.

Opting to bowl first after winning the toss, Namibia’s bowlers managed to restrict Nepal to 180 runs. Nepal lost eight wickets in the process.

Ben Shikongo proved to be a key figure for Namibia, claiming three crucial wickets, while Jack Brussell supported the effort with two wickets. Additionally, Nicol Loftie-Eaton and Bernard Scholtz each took one wicket.

On the batting front, Kushal Malla emerged as the top scorer for Nepal, smashing a half-century with 55 runs to his name. Aarif Sheikh, Gulsan Jha, and Anil Kumar Shah also made significant contributions, scoring 31, 26, and 23 runs respectively.

Nepal’s victory in today’s match is crucial for securing a spot in the series final, following defeats against both Namibia and the Netherlands in the previous encounters.


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