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Nepal Secures Victory Over Malaysia in ACC Premier Cup Opener

April 12, 2024
Nepal ACC Premier Cup

KATHMANDU, NEPAL – Nepal has kicked off their ACC Premier Cup 2024 campaign with a hard-fought 5-wicket victory over Malaysia. Chasing a target of 144 runs, Nepal reached the finish line in 19.2 overs, spurred on by late-inning heroics from Gulshan Jha (19 runs off 7 balls) and Sundeep Jora (12 not out).

Captain Rohit Paudel contributed a steady 28 runs, while openers Aasif Sheikh (32) and Kushal Bhurtel (24) provided a solid start for Nepal. Virandeep Singh led the way for Malaysia’s bowling attack, claiming 3 wickets.

Earlier, Malaysia opted to bat first and posted a score of 143/3 in their 20 overs. Captain Virandeep Singh anchored the innings with an unbeaten 68, with Dipendra Singh Airee taking 2 wickets for Nepal.

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Nepal’s ACC Premier Cup journey continues on Saturday with a match against Qatar. The tournament’s eventual winner will earn a coveted spot in the Asia Cup.

Yukesh Chaudhary

Yukesh Chaudhary is the CEO and Founder of Niriv, The parent company of The Ditible. He writes on sports news and trends, He has been writing sports news from 2021 and has been writing here.

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