• Wednesday, September 03, 2014

World T20: NPL VS HK

Nepal defeat HK comprehensively

Star Online Report
HK 69 (17 ov)
Nepal 149/8 (20 ov)
Nepal win by 80 runs
Nepal's top-scorer Gyanendra Malla glances a delivery on his 48-run innings against Hong Kong on the second match of World T20 at Chittagong stadium today. Photo: Anurup Kanti Das
Nepal's top-scorer Gyanendra Malla glances a delivery on his 48-run innings against Hong Kong on the second match of World T20 at Chittagong stadium today. Photo: Anurup Kanti Das

Nepal defeated Hong Kong by 80 runs to pick up their first win in the qualigying rounds of the the ICC World T20 in Chittagong today.

Spinners did the most damage for Nepal, as Gauchan and Regmi picked up three wickets each.

Earlier, Nepal was driven by G Malla and P Khadka, who scored 50 and 39 respectively.

Haseeb Amjad was the pick of the bowlers for Hong Kong, picking up three wickets for 25 runs.

Hong Kong won the toss and elected to bowl first.

Both teams will look to take home a win from the match to step closer to the next round of the tournament.

From four teams of the group -- Bangladesh and Afghanistan being the other two -- only one team will move to the next round.

The match follows the tournament opener, where Tigers thrashed the Afghans by nine wickets.

TEAMS

NEPAL

SP Khakurel, Sagar Pun, G Malla, P Khadka (c), B Bhandari, S Vesawkar, NB Budayair, B Regmi, SP Gauchan, Sompal Kami and JK Mukhiya

HONG KONG

Waqas Barkat, Irfan Ahmed, JJ Atkinson (c), Babar Hayat, MS Chapman, Nizakat Khan, Tanwir Afzal, Aizaz Khan, Najeeb Amar, Haseeb Amjad and Nadeem Ahmed

Published: 7:24 pm Sunday, March 16, 2014

Last modified: 11:14 pm Sunday, March 16, 2014

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