Nepal Men

Nepal bowled out for 197 against Bloomfield Cricket Club

Nepal Cricket Team has been wrapped up for 197 runs against Bloomfield Cricket Club in the first practice match in Sri Lanka. They were bowled out in 43.4 overs in a 45-over match.

After the completion of the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup, the Nepalese team are staying in Sri Lanka for the 15-day high-performance camp in preparation for the upcoming Asia Cup.

Opting to bat first, Nepal managed only 197 runs before being bowled out. Opener Arjun Saud top-scored with 79 runs from 113 balls. Sundeep Jora made 31, while Dev Khanal, who opened the inning, scored 22 runs.

Gulshan Jha batted at number three and scored only nine runs. Pratish GC smacked 14-ball 16, whereas Karan KC and Sompal Kami added 11 runs each. Meanwhile, Kushal Malla was dismissed for three runs.

Nepal were 124/2 at one stage but couldn’t capitalize from their start and lost the next eight wickets for just 73 runs.

For the home team, Nimesh Tharidu, Dineth Samaraweera, Wanninayeke and Malinda Perera picked up two wickets each.