Nepal beats Kenya by seven wickets

Kathmandu, March 13: Nepal has beaten Kenya by seven wickets at the ICC World League Cricket Championship that took place at the TU cricket ground at Kirtipur today.

Nepal, in its second match against Kenya, hit the 156-run target with 118 balls to spare losing three wickets in 30.2 overs. The Nepali squad played under the captaincy of Gyanendra Malla and Deependra Singh Aiyar secured the win credited to their strong partnership despite the fear of concede after Sunil Dhamala and Sagar Pun were out of the match over one and 5 runs respectively.

Nepal lost to Kenya by five wickets in the rain-spoiled first match on March 11. This win in the second match has kept alive Nepal’s hope of qualifying to the World Cup Cricket. Nepal will now play against Hong Kong and U.A.E. Nepal is in the sixth place with eight points in nine games played while Kenya is in the fifth place with 10 points.

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