PNG loses second wicket

Published On: March 3, 2023 01:42 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 3: Nepal has taken the second wicket against Papua New Guinea in the ICC World Cup League-2 triangular ODI series match being played out in the UAE. The second wicket for Nepal was run out by Aarif Sheikh off the bowling of Kusal Malla. Nepal got the second wicket in 18.3 overs.

Sandeep Lamichhane took the first wicket for Nepal. Sandeep Lamichhane, who came to bowl in the 10th over, took the first wicket. At that time, Papua New Guinea was 42 runs for the loss of one wicket.

Papua New Guinea won the toss and decided to bat first in this match which is being held at Dubai International Cricket Ground in UAE.

PNG had scored 76 runs after losing 2 wickets in 20 overs at the time of writing this report.

Nepal is in sixth place with 28 points with 13 losses and 15 wins in 30 matches. PNG is at the bottom with 7 points from 30 matches with 3 wins and 26 losses. Nepal will have to win all the remaining 6 matches to qualify for the ODI World Cup. 

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