Nepal loses second match in Asia Cup Qualifiers against UAE by 78 runs

Nepal has lost their second match against UAE by 78 runs in ongoing Asia Cup qualifier match. Chasing the target of 255 runs set by the UAE, Nepal could not meet the target and made 176 runs losing all wicket in 48.5 over in the match played at Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur.

Fall of wickets:

1-4 (G Malla, 0.4 ov)

2-33 (P Khadka, 8.3 ov)

3-43 (Sagar Pun, 15.2 ov)

4-101 (SP Khakurel, 29.6 ov)

5-109 (Aarif Sheikh, 33.1 ov)

6-109 (Karan KC, 33.2 ov)

7-123 (RK Paudel, 37.2 ov)

8-139 (DS Airee, 39.5 ov)

9-173 (B Regmi, 47.5 ov)

10-176 (S Lamichhane, 48.5 ov)

Ahmed Raza took highest four wickets for the UAE team followed by Mohammed Naveed with three wickets, Amir Hayat with two wickets and Ashfaq Ahmed with a single wicket.

Earlier, Nepal had won the toss and elected to field first.

Sandip Lamichhane took four wickets while Sompal Kami and Basant Regmi each took two wickets for Nepal.

Nepal lost their first qualifying match against Oman on Wednesday.

Nepal will now face Malaysia in its third match on Saturday.

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