ICC World T20 Asia Qualifier : Nepal defeated Bhutan by 117 runs

Kathmandu, 9 October : Nepal defeated Bhutan by 117 runs in the fourth match under the ICC World T-20 Asia Qualifier Group ‘B’ today.

Nepali spinners finished off the game with five Nepali spinners sharing all the 10 wickets of Bhutan.Nepal’s spinner duo Sandeep Lamichhane and Lalit Rajbanshi shared the first six wickets of Bhutan with 3-3 wickets each. Similarly, Basanta Regmi grabbed two wickets with Sarad Veswakar and Dipendra Airee sharing 1-1 wicket.

Having invited to bat first, Nepali batsmen posted the average score on the board with Pradeep Airee making good comeback to the team. He made an unbeaten 75 runs from 68 balls which included 6 fours and 2 sixes.

Nepal is on top of the Group B after defeating hosts Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Bhutan.

Nepal will be playing against China on Wednesday and against Singapore on Friday in its last match of the qualifier tournament.


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