Nepal made their maiden appearance in the T20 World Cup 2014 in Bangladesh. The cricket craze in Nepal significantly rose up after the success. However, Nepal are yet to mark their presence in the Mega event since then.
Play the Quiz to test yourself on how much you remember about Nepal’s participation in T20 World Cup 2014:
#1. Who hit the first six for Nepal in the tournament?
Gyanendra Malla smashed a six against Haseeb Amjad in Nepal’s first match against Hong Kong. That was the only six of the match.
#2. Who scored the only half-century for Nepal?
Nepal’s only half-century in the tournament came from Subash Khakurel’s bat in the last match against Afghanistan. He scored 56 from 53 balls smashing six boundaries.
#3. Nepal set which unique record during the tournament?
Nepal were the only nation not to concede a single wide or no ball throughout the tournament.
#4. Who was the leading run scorer for Nepal?
Sharad Vesawkar scored 91 runs in three matches, which was the highest by a Nepali batter. Subash Khakurel managed 86, while Gyanendra Malla and Paras Khadka made 83 runs each.
#5. Which bowler bowled the only maiden for Nepal?
Sompal bowled the only maiden over for Nepal against Afghanistan.
#6. How many times did Paras Khadka won the toss?
Nepal were forced to bat first in all three matches as Paras won 0 tosses.
#7. How many players featured for Nepal in three matches?
Only 11 players were featured for Nepal, as no changes were made from the first match’s playing XI.
#8. Which city hosted all three of Nepal's matches?
Nepal played all three matches at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong (Chattogram).
#9. Paras Khadka picked up the first wicket for Nepal in the tournament. Who picked up last?
Sompal Kami dismissed Asghar Afghan in the last over against Afghanistan to bag the last wicket for Nepal.
#10. Which player received the first Player of the match award for Nepal?
Shakti Gauchan received the player of the match award for Nepal in the first match against Hong Kong for his bowling spell of 4-0-9-3.
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