Sandeep Lamichhane took 4 wickets as Nepal beat Papua New Guinea on Tuesday.© Twitter
Nepal registered their first ODI win over Papua New Guinea as they gained the primary match of the two-game collection by two wickets. Spinner Sandeep Lamichhane took 4 wickets and Rohit Poudel produced a wonderful efficiency with the bat. Nepal’s center order faltered whereas chasing the goal of 135 runs. Kushal Bhurtel and Ashif Sheikh shared a 46-run opening partnership however after the wickets stored falling, Nepal’s outdated batting drawback got here to the floor once more. Poudel scored 41 runs to steer Nepal to victory. Opting to bat after profitable the toss at Al Amerat Cricket Floor in Oman, PNG have been all out for 134 in 33 overs.
Charles Amini top-scorer together with his 23 runs. Gaudi Toka scored 22 runs, wicketkeeper Kiplin Doriga bought 15 runs and Sese Bau added 14 runs to PNG’s complete. Chad Soper remained unbeaten on 17 runs. Whereas Pokna added one run, Jason Kila and Damien Rabhu couldn’t even open their accounts.
For Nepal, Sandeep Lamichhane took 4 wickets whereas Bikram Sob and Kushal Malla took two wickets every. Sompal Kami took one wicket.
PNG had suffered defeat within the One Day Worldwide (ODI) match in opposition to the United States on Monday.
Nepal has confronted PNG 4 occasions in 50-over matches up to now. Three matches have been gained by Papua New Guinea and one by Nepal. The 2 groups met for the primary time within the 2005 World Cup qualifiers.
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