U-19 Asia cup: Nepal out from group stage

Posted 8 months ago by Sandeep Bhattarai

U-19 Asia cup: Nepal out from group stage

Nepal has been knocked out of the group stage of the U-19 Asia cup cricket tournament underway in Bangladesh.

Nepal lost to Afghanistan by 3 wickets Monday to bow out of the tournament with a match still to play in the group stage. Batting first after winning the toss, Nepal posted a meager total of 131 runs in 50 overs. In reply, Afghanistan surpassed the total in 37.3 overs at the loss of seven wickets.

Nepal had lost all its wickets in 38.3 overs with 131 runs in the board. Rohit Kumar Poudel was the only one making a significant score of 49 runs. Rashid Khan scored 29 and captain Arif Sheikh scored 20 runs. Afghanistan’s Ajamatullah Omarai took 4 wickets to limited Nepal to a small total.

Before returning home, Nepal will face the UAE on Tuesday. Earlier, Nepal lost to India by 171 runs.

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