KATHMANDU, March 13: Kenya set 156 runs target for Nepal in the second match of the ICC World Cricket League (WCL) on Monday. As Sharad Vesawker and Mehboob Alam bowled to a class, Nepal bowled Kenya all out at 155 runs in 46.1 overs.
In the match being played at the TU Cricket Ground, Nepal won the toss and elected to field first. Mehboob Alam claimed two wickets. In his seven-over spell, Alam bowled five maiden overs and gave away only 11 runs.
Likewise, part-time bowler Vesawkar claimed four wickets in the match. Bowling 7.1 overs, Vesawkar claimed four wickets giving away only 28 runs. He took the wickets of opener Irfan Karim, middle-order batsman Karan Kaul and tail-enders Ngoche and Otieno.
Basant Regmi took two crucial wickets while Sandeep Lamichhane and Sagar Pun claimed a wicket each. Lamichhane claimed the wicket of Collins Obuya, who scored 48 runs off 78 balls for Kenya.
Karim scored 38 runs off 77 balls while Captain Rakep Patel scored 21 runs off 33 balls. Kaul (14 runs off 43 balls) and Nehemiah Odhiambo (15 not out) were the other major contributors for the Kenya side.
Nepal had lost the first match against Kenya by 5 wickets on Saturday.