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ACC U-19 Eastern Region: Nepal sail into final with 10-wicket victory against Malaysia

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Kathmandu :

After winning the toss, Nepal elected to field first and bowled out Malaysia for 121 runs in the allotted 50 overs.

Nalin De Silva scored highest 39 runs for Malaysia while Captain Biran Dip Singh contributed 24 runs.

Nepal easily overcame the target of 122 runs in just 24 overs.

With the excellent batting, Nepal's opener duo Sandeep Sunar and Asif Shekh guided Nepal to the 10-wicket victory.

Sandeep scored 51 of 77 balls hitting eight fours while Asif scored 50 off 65 balls hitting one six and eight fours.

Dipendra Singh Aire of Nepal claimed five wickets and Pawan Sarraf took two wickets.

Similarly, Rohit Kumar Paudel, Sahab Alam and Sandeep Lamichhane took one wicket each.

With the victory, Nepal have been qualified for the ACC U-19 Asia Cup to be held in Malaysia in November.

16-09-2017