The Nepal U-19 team has posted a huge total of 343/7 against Kuwait in the second match of Men’s U-19 World Cup Asia Qualifiers. Skipper Dev Khanal and Arjun Kumal scored a century to help Nepal post a mammoth total. Nepal managed to score 94 runs from the last team overs.
Opting to bat first, Nepal were 45/2 after the powerplay, losing Deepak Bohara (13) in the ninth over, followed by a run out of last match’s player of the match Aakash Tripathi in the tenth over. Arjun Kumal and Skipper Dev Khanal then added 167 runs for the third wicket.
Arjun was dismissed in the 38th over after the brilliant knock of 108 runs smashing 12 fours. Dev added 48 more runs with Bishal Bikram Kc, who scored 14-ball 23.
Dev Completed his century from 105 balls in the 45th over. He then accelerated and eventually got out for 125 runs from 117 balls, smashing nine fours and three sixes. Dipak Bohara and Deepak Dumre also contributed quick 19 and 20 runs respectively. Nepal added 94 runs from the last ten overs.
Arsh Sahil Kazmi and Henry Thomas picked up two wickets each for Kuwait. Haiber Ali and Jay Maheshkumar Mehta also grabbed one each.