KATHMANDU, Jan 31: Nepal has received a 154-run target from UAE at the match under the T20 Series underway at ICC Academy on Thursday.
Sent in to bat first after losing the toss, home team UAE scored 153 runs losing six wickets in the allotted 20 overs.
UAE made a respectable score thanks to wonderful performance by the middle order batsmen. UAE made 61-partnership runs for four wicket after collecting 43 runs in 6.3 overs losing three wickets.
Shaiman Anwar top-scored with 59 runs including five fours and two sixes off 38 balls, Muhammad Usman made 30 runs including one four and two sixes off 24 balls while CP Rizwan contributed 22 runs including four fours off 19 balls.
In reply, Nepal’s Basanta Regmi and Sandeep Lamichhane took two wickets of UAE each.
Earlier, Nepal had clinched 2-1 wins against UAE in matches held under One Day International (ODI) series recently. With the wins, Nepal has been playing T20 series against UAE.