Hong Kong defeats Nepal by four wickets


Kathmandu, April 20: Nepal has suffered a defeat in a match held for third position of the ACC Men's Premier Cup T20 tournament underway in Oman.     

Hong Kong defeated Nepal by four wickets. With this win, Hong Kong has qualified for the Emerging Asia Cup. Hong Kong chased the target of 140 runs set by Nepal in 19.3 overs at the loss of six wickets.     

Nepal had shown poor batting performance in today's match. For Nepal, Dipendra Singh Airee made 44 runs, Sandeep Jora 22 and Rohit Kumar Poudel 21. Other batsmen could not score significant runs. Opener Kushal Bhurtel was dismissed for zero.     

Anshuman Rath scored 65 runs to steer Hong Kong to victory today.     

Sompal Kami took three wickets while Dipendra Singh Airee took two wickets for Nepal.(RSS)

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