ICC WC League 2: Great victory of Nepal against Netherlands

Nepal has registered a nine-wicket win against Netherlands in the tri-series of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 held in Kathmandu on Saturday.

Chasing the 138-run target set by Netherlands, Nepal reached it in 15.2 overs losing one wicket.

Anil Sah topped the score with 57 not-out runs including six fours and four sixes off 36 balls followed by Aasif Sheikh with 54 runs that included eight fours and one six. Kushal Bhurtel contributed 28 runs.

On the bowling side, Vivian Kingma took one wicket for Netherlands. Earlier, Netherlands was bowled for 137 runs in 39 overs while it was batting first against Nepal after being invited.

To restrict Netherlands to a low score, Kushal Bhurtel took the highest four wickets giving away 20 runs followed by Lalit Rajbanshi with two wickets for Nepal. Similarly, Sompal Kami and Rohit Paudel claimed one wicket each.

On the batting side, captain Scott Edwards made the highest 33 runs including one four followed by Bas de Leede with 27 runs.

Similarly, Sybrand Engelbrecht, Noah Croes and Kyle Klein contributed 23, 12 and 11 runs, respectively. The other batsmen could not receive significant runs.



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