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Nepal sail into ACC Premier Cup semi-finals

Nepal sail into ACC Premier Cup semi-finals

Nepal advanced to the semi-finals of the ACC Premier Cup defeating Saudi Arabia by six wickets in Al Amerat, Oman on Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia set a target of 74 runs against Nepal in the match, reduced to eight overs due to rain. Nepal achieved the target in 7. 2 overs losing four wickets.

Gulsan Jha scored highest unbeaten 32 runs off 19 balls hitting two sixes and two fours.  Similarly, captain Rohi Paudel unbeaten 16 runs off seven balls with one six and one four.

Likewise, Dipendra Singh Airee contributed 17 runs off nine including three boundaries.

Saudi Arabia, who were invited to bat first after losing the toss, scored 73 runs losing seven wickets in the allotted eight overs.

Abdul Waheed scored highest 37 runs for Saudi Arabia. Other batters failed to score in double digits.

Karan KC and Abhinas Bohara took two wickets each for Nepal and Lalit Rajbasni and Pratish GC claimed one wicket each.