Nepali cricket workforce testing earlier than going to Namibia

29 October, Kathmandu. Rohit Kumar Poudel made his captaincy debut within the One Day International (ODI) towards UAE on the Trivi Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Monday.

But Nepal couldn’t convey a contented end in entrance of the house floor and some thousand house supporters.

In the primary match of the three-match collection, Nepal misplaced to UAE by a large margin of 84 runs. After the win, UAE took the lead within the collection.

Not solely Rohit but additionally CP Rizwan of UAE made his ODI captaincy debut on this match. He captained the UAE within the not too long ago concluded T20 World Cup in Australia.

But Rohit’s efficiency on debut was forgettable. Rohit received out in 1 run. UAE captain Rizwan was additionally dismissed in 2 runs. But his workforce received the sport.

Preparing for Namibia

Both particular person and workforce efficiency in Rohit’s ODI captaincy debut was not nice. He responded that the lack of the primary 3 wickets within the energy play was the principle purpose for the defeat. After shedding 4 wickets, the partnership of Arjun and Dipendra confirmed Nepal’s hope, however after they received out, Nepal’s probabilities of profitable had been eliminated.

Similarly, even within the energy play, Nepal couldn’t take down the wicket of UAE. Rohit mentioned that Nepal, who selected to discipline after profitable the toss, couldn’t use the facility play accurately in response to the circumstances.

Rohit Paudel.

He mentioned that altering the batting order, sending Kushal to quantity seven, preserving Arif on the bench, enjoying Lalit as a lone spinner had been all used.

Rohit mentioned that Nepal’s technique is to provide everybody a possibility within the three matches towards the UAE with a view to discover a good mixture earlier than the subsequent Women’s League Two match in Namibia.

UAE captain Rizawan was glad after his first ODI win as a captain. He was very happy to play in entrance of Nepalese supporters. Praising his workforce’s batting, he emphasised that the identical rhythm of batting ought to be maintained within the subsequent match as properly. UAE coach Rowin Singh mentioned it was a bonus to have the ability to take wickets early.

Ion’s spin magic on debut

A complete of three fifties had been scored within the match. Nepal’s fan favourite Rohan Mustafa scored a half-century whereas returning to the UAE workforce.

Arjun Saud, wicketkeeper batsman and Dipendra Singh Airi, who made their ODI debut for Nepal, scored half-centuries. It was not sufficient to satisfy the goal of 264 runs given by UAE. With the assistance of Dipendra’s 54 and Arjun’s 51 runs, Nepal may rating solely 179 runs after shedding 9 wickets.

The actual hero of the sport was the younger spinner of UAE, Ayan Afzal Khan. He took 4 wickets in 10 overs with 4 maidens at the price of 12 runs. He additionally made his ODI debut on this match, having set the file of being the youngest participant to play T20 World Cup in Australia. With his spin, he destroyed the Nepalese batting.

Man of the match Ion mentioned he was glad to take 4 wickets on his debut. He mentioned that the goal of taking 5 wickets was not achieved and he’ll attempt within the subsequent match.

Aion additionally took the wickets of Nepal’s Asif Sheikh, Gyanendra Malla, captain Rohit and Kushal Bhurtel who returned from this match. He turned the person of the match on his debut after taking the wicket of 4 good batsmen of Nepal.

Ion is celebrating his seventeenth birthday on Tuesday and he additionally received a pleasant current earlier than his birthday. Along with Ion, 34-year-old tempo bowler Hazrat Bila additionally made his debut for the UAE.

All-rounder Hari Shankar Shah made his debut for Nepal together with Arjun. But Harishankar may rating solely 8 runs on his debut and spent 26 runs in 5 overs in bowling however couldn’t take a wicket.

Kushal Bhurtel, who returned to Nepal’s workforce from this match, batted at quantity seven and received out after scoring 6 runs. Spinner Lalit Rajvanshi additionally made a comeback. Lalit bowled 1 maiden in 10 overs and spent 36 runs however couldn’t take a wicket. He remained unbeaten in batting for six runs.

It was good for Gulshan Jha, one other participant who made an identical comeback. He spent 26 runs in 6 overs and took 2 wickets. He dismissed the highest batsman of UAE in a single over. In batting, Gulshan’s aim was to play all the over for Nepal. He was unbeaten in 19 runs enjoying 34 balls and hit 1 4 and 1 six. He was the one participant to hit a six within the Nepali innings.