Nepal defeated Malaysia by six wickets in the Tri-Nation T20 Series on Wednesday
Nepal defeated Malaysia by six wickets in the Tri-Nation T20 Series on Wednesday.
Nepal reached the target of 115 runs set by Malaysia in 13.4 overs overs at the loss of four wickets.
Asif Sheikh scored highest 57 runs off 38 balls by hitting one six and seven fours.
Dilip Nath, who made his debut in the T20, contributed 15 runs of seven balls hitting three boundaries.
After the second consecutive victory, Nepal's chances of reaching the final have become stronger.
In the first match, Nepal thrashed Papua New Guinea by 15 runs.
This is Malaysia’s first defeat. Malaysia had also defeated Papua New Guinea in their first game.
Rohit Paudel scored 12 runs.
Later, Asif Sheikh and Dipendra Singh Airee made 70 runs in partnership.
Earlier, Malaysia, who decided to bat first after winning the toss, scored 114 runs in allotted 20 overs by losing eight wickets.
Karan KC and Sandeep Lamichhane took two wickets each for Nepal while Airee claimed one wicket.
Likewise, Abinash Bohara and Kushal Malla took one wicket each.
Nepal will play their third match against Papua New Guinea on Thursday.
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