Nepal will share the group with India and Pakistan in the Asia Cup 2023.
Courtesy of an all-round performance, Nepal scripted records as they certified for the coming near near Asia Cup after a complete win over the United Arab Emirates by means of seven wickets. In doing so, crew Nepal is to share the equal team as cricketing giants Pakistan and India in the ACC event.
The Rohit Paudel-led facet will take the closing spot which was once up for grabs in Group A, alongside India and Pakistan for the tournament, tentatively scheduled to be performed in September. In addition to this, the top-three finishes of Nepal, UAE and Oman at the Premier Cup genuinely potential that they will characteristic in the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in July and face ‘A’ Teams of 5 Full Members in the region.
Speaking about the match, the two groups have been pressured to play on the reserve day (May 2), as rain stopped play on Monday, May 1, at the Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur. UAE’s Asif Khan pinnacle scored for his facet with forty six off fifty four balls, which urged the aspect to a paltry 117 runs.
Meanwhile, Lalit Rajbanshi recorded a four-wicket haul whereas Sandeep Lamichhane and Karan KC obtained two wickets apiece to assist wrap up the innings. In response, UAE struck early blows as Nepal had been decreased to 22/3 in beneath eight overs of the contest.
However, it used to be the 17-year-old Gulsan Jha, who carved the pleasant knock of his career, scoring an unbeaten sixty seven which featured as many as six maximums and three fours at a subtle strike price of 79.76. He was once aided by means of Bhim Sharki, who additionally remained unbeaten in his innings of 36 off seventy two balls to energy the aspect to a dominating win.
In doing so, Nepal no longer solely received the contest by using seven wickets however additionally booked their spot in the coming near near Asia Cup. Though there is uncertainty over the venue of the opposition due to the ongoing warfare between the BCCI and the PCB, it stays to be viewed if the cricketing boards come up with a answer in the coming weeks.