International, Nepal Women

Rubina’s late blitz helps Nepal post a fighting total

Nepal Women Cricket Team vs Kuwait

Nepalese Women’s Cricket Team has set a target of 108 runs against Kuwait in the second match of the ongoing ACC Women’s T20 Championship. Skipper Rubina Chhetri’s late blitz helped Nepal post 107/4 in the allotted 20 overs.

Invited to bat first at Kinnara Academy Oval, Nepal had a sluggish start adding just 24 runs from the powerplay. Nepal were down to 39/3 in 10 overs after Mariamma Hyder’s terrific spell. But Nepal managed to add 68 runs from the last 10 overs to put a fighting total on the board.

Skipper Rubina Chhetri added 56 runs with Indu Barma for the fifth wicket. Rubina smashed 34 runs from 27 balls whereas Indu aided unbeaten 28 runs for the team.

Nepal were victorious by 50 runs against Bhutan in the previous match.