National, Nepal U19

Nepal register easy win over Kormilda College in practice

Nepal defeated the college team from Darwin Australia, Kormilda College in a second practice match played by a huge 255 runs.

On winning the toss, Nepal elected to bat first. Subash Khakurel top scored with 78 runs and Pradeep Airee, Prithu Baskota, Rajesh Pulami and Hasim Ansari assisted in the batting order as Nepal posted a mammoth score of 351 runs in 50 overs in loss of eight wickets.

Ansari made 69 runs, Pulami scored 63 runs, Airee added 40 runs while skipper Baskota added 48 runs.

In reply, Nepali bowlers restricted Kormilda College to 103 runs.

Nepal had lost to Northern Territory Stroke by 98 runs on Sunday. Nepal will be playing against NTIS Academy Top End Invitational Team in the next friendly on Friday.

The Nepal U19 team is in Darwin, Australia, preparing for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup that is to begin in August 13th. The team is joined by team Manager Kiran Rana and coach Jagat Tamata. Saurav Khanal, Avinash Karna and Ramnaresh Giri who had problems with the Visa have been granted the Visa and will join the team in August 3.