Nepal Women

Sita Rana Magar’s five-wicket haul helps Nepal wrap up Hong Kong for 84 runs

The Nepalese national women’s cricket team has bowled out Hong Kong women to 84 runs in their first match of the T20I Quadrangular Series in Malaysia.

Nepal, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Kuwait are playing a T20I Quadrangular series ahead of the Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier.

Opting to bowl first at Bayuemas Oval, Nepal bowled out Hong Kong for 84 in 19.1 overs. Sita Rana Magar was the standout bowler with a fifer. She conceded 16 runs from her four-over spell and pocketed five wickets. The left-arm bowler picked up two wickets each in her final two overs.

Indu Berma pocketed a couple of wickets whilst Kabita Kunwar, skipper Rubina Chhetri and debutant Puja Mahato (3-1-5-1) picked up one wicket each.

Ka Ying Chan was the lone fighter for Hong Kong as she top-scored with 34 runs from 29 balls. Shing Yan Dorothea Chan scored sluggish 16 runs while other batters couldn’t cross a double-digit score.

Puja Mahato played her debut match for Nepal. She did well and conceded just five runs from three overs picking up one wicket.