SSixer ODI collection: UAE beat Nepal by 84 runs, take 1-0 lead

UAE Nepal Ssixer ODI series
UAE rejoice taking a wicket through the first match SSixer ODI Series in Kathmandu.

Kathmandu, November 14

Rohit Paudel’s first match as Nepal’s new captain got here to a shedding begin because the UAE beat Nepal by 84 runs within the first match of the SSixer ODI Series held at TU Cricket Ground in Kathmandu on Monday.

Winning the toss, Paudel requested the UAE to bat first. Openers Muhammad Waseem and Vriitya Aravind gave them an awesome begin as they put up a 76-run partnership for the primary wicket. Even although each obtained out lacking out on their half-centuries, Rohan Mustafa steadied the innings along with his 73-ball 53. A couple of run-outs brought about points for the guests however a late burst from Ahmed Raza pushed them to a par rating of 267.

Nepal’s bowling didn’t look the very best as each Karan KC and Sompal Kami struggled. Gulshan Jha did his greatest selecting up two wickets as did Lalit Rajbanshi and Dipendra Singh Airee with their economical spell. But with KC and Kami misfiring, Nepal relied extra on their fielding to get wickets with three of the seven wickets being runouts.

In reply, Nepal have been off to a horrible begin as they misplaced Aasif Sheikh, Gyanendra Malla and captain Paudel within the first 10 overs. A resilient partnership between Arjun Saud and Airee regarded to regular Nepal’s innings however as they stored shedding wickets, they by no means obtained a sniff at victory as they solely managed to attain solely 179 runs in 50 overs.

The UAE’s Aayan Afzal Khan bowled fantastically as he picked up 4 wickets for simply 14 runs in his 10 overs successful him the participant of the match award. Zahoor Khan, Mustafa, Basil Hameed and Raza helped as they chipped in with wickets, which meant the hosts misplaced by 84 runs.

The second match of the three-match SSixer ODI collection will happen on Wednesday.