After losing its first two matches in the ongoing T20 tournament, Nepal has come back with a bang!
Nepali bowlers baffled the Thailand batsmen as Nepal inflicted a humiliating 9-wicket defeat on the opponents in the 7th match of the 2020 ACC Eastern Region T20.
Nepal attained the 67-run target set by Thailand in just 5.3 overs losing only 1 wicket in the match today, i.e., March 4, 2020.
Kushal Malla scored 36 runs including 5 fours and 2 sizes off 18 balls and Pawan Sarraf made 27 runs including 2 fours and 3 sixes off 10 balls.
Earlier, Thailand won the toss lost and decided to bat first. Thailand scored 66 runs losing all wickets in the allotted 20 overs. Surprisingly, the 17-runs it gained from extras is greater than the individual scores of the batsmen.
Henno Jordaan and Phiriyapong Suanchuai are the only batsmen to reach double-digit runs for Thailand. They scored 13 runs each.
Nepal bowlers including Sandeep Lamichhane, Bhuvan Karki, Abinash Bohara and Karan KC collectively choked the opponent batsmen with their splendid spell.
Karan KC took the highest 3 wickets in 4 overs conceding only 12 runs, while Abinash claimed 2 wickets in 4 overs. Sandeep and Bhuvan took 1 wicket each.
So far, Nepal has played 3 matches and won only one. Whereas, Thailand has lost all the 4 matches.
As of now, Nepal is at 4th position in the points table with 2 points, while Thailand is residing at the last spot with 0 points.
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Nepal will play against Singapore in the 9th match of the ongoing T20 tournament on March 6, 2020.
Nepal is all set to square off against Thailand in the 7th match of the 2020 ACC Eastern Region T20 at Terdthai Cricket Ground, Bangkok on March 4, 2020.
The match starts at 9:30 AM local time (NST 8:15 AM).
The match is crucial for both the teams as they have not yet secured a win in the ongoing tournament.
So far, Nepal played two matches, while Thailand played three matches.
As of now, Nepal is on the fourth spot of the points table and Thailand is on the fifth spot, both with zero points.
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