Nepal kickstarted the ACC U-16 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament with a grand victory over the Thai U-16 team.
The Nepali U-16 cricket team registered a 133-run victory in the 50-over Group A match at Terdthai Cricket Ground, Bangkok on December 11, 2017.
The Nepali team, which won the toss and chose to bat, made a dashing start with its duo Kushal Malla and Rajan Magar making a 33-run partnership.
Even though the batting order suffered a little, it took a different turn with the entry of Trit Raj Das and the middle-order batsman Sunil Bhandari who stood for a 36-run partnership.
Das stood as the top scorer and the team set a 179-run target for the Thai team.
The Thai U-16 team, which started the second innings, suffered jolt by the outstanding bowling performance of Nepali bowler Narayan Joshi who claimed a total of five wickets.
Finally, the Thai team returned to pavilion in just 19.3 overs with 46-run score. Nepal will challenge Hong Kong in the second group match on December 12, 2017.