Nepal qualifies for Asia Cup 2023 – South Asia Time

Nepal qualifies for Asia Cup 2023

 May 2, 2023  

Kathmandu — Nepal has qualified for the Asia Cup 2023 by defeating UAE (United Arab Emirates) by 7 wickets in the final match of ACC Men’s Premier Cup Tuesday. Nepal will now play in the group consisting of India and Pakistan in the Asia Cup to be held in September.

Following the reserved day match UAE has given a target of 118 runs to Nepal earlier becoming all out on just 117 runs.

In Response Nepal achieved the target in 30.3 overs with the loss of 3 wickets.

Nepal’s Gulsan Jha made a half-century. He scored 67 runs whereas Bhim Sharki scored 36 runs.

UAE’s bawler Rohan Mustafa took 2 wickets and Aayan Afzal Khan received 1 wicket.

To collapse the UAE’s inning in 117 runs Nepali bowlers Lalit Rajbanshi took 4 wickets, Sandeep Lamichhane and Karan KC received 2 wickets each, and Sompal Kami and Gusan Jha took 1 wicket each.