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Nepal savour historic moment

Nepal savour historic moment

ADARSHA DHAKAL, Aug 02 Amstelveen
Nepal lost their historic One Day International (ODI) match by 55 runs against the hosts Netherlands in Amstelveen on Tuesday, but skipper Paras Khadka feels privileged to kick start a new chapter with the two-match limited over series.Chasing 190 runs for victory in their first match since gaining the ODI status in March, Nepal crumbled to 134 all out in 41.5 overs at the VRA grounds. The two sides renew their rivalry at the same venue on Friday.Receiving his ODI cap from team coach Jagat Tamatta, Khadka said he had hardly imagined he would be leading an ODI team having taken over the captaincy from Binod Das in 2010. And the long-standing feud in the Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) was only making the task more difficult.
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