Nepal defeated USA by 35 runs today in the Tri-Series at the Kirtipur Cricket Ground.
Batting first Nepal made a total of 190 runs from 49.2 overs. Binod Bhandari played a brilliant knock of 59 runs from 79 delivaries. Debutant Kushal Malla also batted an important inning. He made 50 runs from just 51 balls he faced. Skipper Gyanendra Malla aaded 21 runs from his bat in Nepal’s account.
USA bowled well today and were able to all out Nepal in just 190 runs. Cameron Stevenson took 3 major wickets of Nepali batsman and gave 30 runs from 10 overs. Skipper Saurabh Netravalker took 2 whereas Rusty Theron took 2 wickets for USA side.
USA batsman couldn’t survive longer against Nepali bowlers except Ian Holland. Holland played a mind blowing knock of 75 runs. Cameron Stevenson made 19 and Karima Gore made 10 runs for USA. No other batsman were able to score double digit runs for USA.
As like of previous match against Oman, Nepali bowlers bowled exceptionally well. Karan Kc took 4 wickets including the wicket of Ian Holland who was taking away the match from Nepal at one stage. Sushan Bhari again took 3 wickets today. Sandeep Lamicchane also had two wickets in his Name
Now after this win Nepal have climbed to the 2nd last place in the league table with 2 points from 2 matches. USA are leading the table with 12 points from 10 matches whereas Oman are at the 2nd place in the table.