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ACC U-19 Eastern Region Cricket: Nepal defeat Singapore to top group A

Kathmandu

Sep 14, 2017-Nepal defeated Singapore by seven wickets in the final game of the group stage under the ACC U-19 Eastern Region cricket tournament underway in Malaysia on Thursday.

Opting to bat first after winning the toss, Singapore posted a meagre 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 Sandip Lamichhane and skipper Dipendra Singh Airee took one each.

In reply, Nepal surpassed the total set by Singapore in just 13.4 overs at the loss of three wickets.

Sandip Sunar top-scored with 20 runs followed by Anil Kumar Shah who scored 18 runs and Amit Maharjan put up 10 runs on the score board for Nepal’s victory. RSS

Published: 14-09-2017 13:50

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