Skipper Khadka shines in Nepal's victory against Kuwait in World T20 Asia qualifiers

Published On: July 27, 2019 12:11 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 27: Nepal national cricket team has registered a victory against Kuwait on its third match of ICC World T20 Asia Regional Final Qualifiers in Singapore on Saturday.

At the Indian Association Ground, Nepal managed to pull off the victory against Kuwait by seven wickets with twenty-five balls still remaining.

Earlier, Nepal won the toss, elected to field first and invited Kuwait for the batting. Kuwait set the target of 141 runs at the loss of nine wickets inside allotted 20.

Sandeep Lamichhane and Basanta Regmi picked up three wickets conceding 21 and 20 runs respectively in four overs. Karan KC picked up two wickets whereas Abinash Bohara, picked up a single for Nepal.

Skipper Paras Khadka smashed 68 runs off 42 balls while Gyanendra Malla could only make 19 runs. Likewise, Sha Vesawkar contributed not out 38 runs off 30 balls while securing victory for Nepal.

Nepal has to win its final match against Singapore on Sunday in order to get qualified for the ICC World T20 Qualifiers slated for October start in the United Arab Emirates.

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