Nepal has won a historic victory against the UAE with the highest-ever score, securing a place in the third position in the ICC World Cup League 2. This win also assures Nepal’s place in the global qualifier for the World Cup.
After defeating UAE in a thrilling match on Thursday, Nepal achieved this milestone. Nepal had set the highest-ever score in an international one-day match a month ago against Namibia in Kirtipur by scoring 286 runs.
Nepal also had a score of 40 points along with the victory. Namibia, who had been placed in the third position with 39 points, has now dropped to the fourth position, out of the play-off qualification.
UAE had scored 310 runs in their innings after winning the toss and batting first. In response, Nepal lost opener Aasif Sheikh in the third over itself but recovered to successfully chase down the target.
Nepal had a shaky start but eventually scored a massive total. Opener Aasif Sheikh was out without scoring in the third over. Kusal Malla, who came in next, also got out in the third over of the second innings. He scored just five runs with the help of one boundary. After that, the responsibility fell on the experienced players…
Nepal beats UAE by 9 runs in the final match of the ICC World Cup League Two triangular series, securing a place in the global playoffs. Bad weather affected the game and had to be reduced to 45 overs. The decision was made based on the Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method. UAE won the toss and was elected to the field. They set a target of 311 runs in 50 overs, but lost 6 wickets in the allotted 45 overs, ultimately losing the game to Nepal. The ICC One-Day World Cup playoffs are scheduled to take place in June.