KATHMANDU: Nepali batsman has again played a good knock today at the Kirtipur Cricket Ground against Netherlands in a tri-nation T20 cricket series.
After winning the toss, Nepal chose to bat first and scored 206 with the loss of six wickets. Nepali opener Kushal Bhurtel again scored magnificent 62 runs facing just 42 balls. He hit 8 fours and one six. This is his third strait 50s in the series.
Another opening batsman Aasif Sheikh was dismissed with 0 in the bowling of Kingma. However, Gyanendra Mall (20), Dipendra Singh Airee (60), Sompal Kami (21), Kushal Malla (18) helped lift the score fast forward.
Netherlands need to score 207 at the 10.30 rate per over.
Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh, Gyanendra Malla (Captain), Dipendra Singh Airee, Kushal Malla, Binod Bhandari (WK), Karan KC, Sompal Kami, Abinash Bohora, Shahab Alam, Sandeep Lamichhane