Kathmandu, March 13
Nepal have beaten Papua New Guinea by nine wickets during ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 at the TU Cricket Ground on Monday.
Winning the toss, Nepal put PNG to bat and restricted them to only 95 runs. Rape-accused Sandeep Lamichhane starred with the bowl and demolished PNG by picking up five wickets. Kushal Malla and Lalit Rajbanshi picked up two wickets each while Sompal Kami took one wicket.
In reply, Nepal made a short work of the target as they chased it down with 254 balls to spare. Aasif Sheikh top-scored with the bat with 21-ball 53 while Kushal Bhurtel scored 33 off 14 balls.
Nepal will play the UAE on Tuesday.