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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Stormy batsmen found in Nepal, broke records in first match

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New Delhi: Cricket’s new talent around the world is astonishing to cricket enthusiasts. One such cricket talent has emerged in the neighboring country Nepal, which destroyed many records on Saturday. The Netherlands team scored 136 runs in 20 overs, batting first in the ICC trinity series being played between Nepal and the Netherlands.

Netherlands opener Max O Dod scored 10 and Scott Edwards scored 30. Ben Cooper, who landed at number three, returned to the pavilion without opening an account. After this, the bassist Le Leyde, who came on the field, played a brilliant innings. He scored 41 runs from 49 balls.

Captain Peter Sealar hit 23 runs off 17 balls. At number six, Antonius Staal hit 20 off 9 balls. In this way, the Netherlands gave Nepal a target of 137 runs in 20 overs.

Nepal’s team openers Kushal Bhurthel and Asif Sheikh came out chasing the target, so much so that the records were broken one after the other. Kushal smashed 5 sixes, 5 fours, and scored 62 runs off 46 balls. At the same time, Asif hit an unbeaten 54 off 4 balls, 4 fours and 38 balls. Captain Gyanendra Malla, who landed at number three, scored 13 runs. Nepal’s team registered a thumping win in the sixth over in the 15th over.

The excellent innings of Kushal Bhurtel (62) and Asif Sheikh (54 *) broke the record for the highest opening partnership for Nepal. In the first match of the tri-series, he made a brilliant partnership of 116 runs.

The tri-nation series will feature matches between Malaysia, Nepal and the Netherlands. The final match will be played on 24 April.


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