UAE sets 255 runs target against Nepal


KATHMANDU, Aug 30: United Arab Emirates (UAE) has posted a target of 255 runs against Nepal in the second match of the Asia Cup Qualifiers 2018 underway in the Bayuemas Oval in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

Invited to bat first after losing the toss, UAE made 254 runs in the stipulated 50 overs at the loss of nine wickets. Opener Chirag Suri hit 65 runs with one six and seven fours. Likewise, another opener Ashfaq Ahmed made 45 runs, while Rameez Shahzad 35 and Adnan Mufti 41.

For Nepal, Sandip Lamichhane took highest four wickets conceding 24 runs in 10 overs. He bowled two maiden overs. Likewise, Basanta Regmi and Sompal Kami claimed two wickets each. Nepal is batting later today. RSS