KATHMANDU: Nepal thrashed Singapore by seven wickets in the final game of the group stage under the ACC U-19 Eastern Regional Tournament in Malaysia today.
Nepal made it to the top of group A with a match in hand. Nepal had defeated Bhutan by nine wickets yesterday.
Opting to bat first after winning the toss, Singapore posted a meager total of 67 runs after losing all wickets in 28.3 overs. Pawan Sarraf of Nepal took 6 wickets in 8 overs to dismantle the opposition. He gave away only 12 runs with four maidens in his spell. Kishore Mahat took two wickets while Sandeep Lamichhane and captain Dipendra Singh Aiiree took one each.
In reply, Nepal surpassed the total set by Singapore in just 13.4 overs at the loss of three wickets. Sandeep Sunar scored 20 runs followed by Anil Kumar Shah’s 18 and Amit Maharjan’s 10 runs.
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