Nepal recorded their third victory of ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 against the USA on Monday. With the win, Nepal gained two points and currently sitting in the sixth position in the table.
Monday’s win against the USA was their third against them in ODI, all came in the same WCL2 series.
Highest totals in ODI
231/5 (49.0) vs the USA at Al Amerat is their fifth-highest score in ODI, their highest is 255/6 against UAE, during a chase where UAE scored 254/6, Paras Khadka pulled up the chase with 115 (109).
Nepal has recorded an unassailable 100% win record (3-0) against the USA in ODI cricket. Two wins came at home and the third win came at Al Amerat on Monday after a 5-wicket win.
Five Wickets win against the USA is their second-biggest margin win by wickets in ODI cricket. Their biggest margin win also came against the USA, which they won by 8 wickets on 12 Feb 2021 at home.
Most runs in an innings
Kushal Bhurtel’s 84 against the USA is the third-highest score for Nepal in ODI. Rohit Paudel made 86 against PNG, is the second-best. His unbeaten 62 against the USA is the fourth highest while Paras Khadka’s 115 against U.A.E remains the only centurion and the highest individual score for Nepal.
Rohit Paudel’s good run of form in Oman pushed him at the top of the chart. He averages 39.28 in 8 innings. He has 275 runs including 3 scores of the fifties. Surprisingly, Sompal Kami is second on the list with 35.80 from 8 innings.
Rohit Paudel’s unbeaten 62 against the USA makes him the No.1 batsman for Nepal with 3 fifties, surpassing Paras Khadka’s record of two fifties. His last fifty (86) came against PNG last week. Gyanendra Malla is third on the list two fifties.
1st Wicket – 66 runs made by openers Kushal Bhurtel and Aasif Sheikh against the USA, is the highest opening stand for Nepal in ODI.
5th Wicket – 83 runs made by Rohit Kumar Paudel and Binod Bhandari against the USA is the highest 5th wicket partnership. This is also the third-highest partnership for Nepal in ODI for any wickets. Malla and Rohit Paudel made 89 against P.N.G. for the third wicket remains the highest partnership for Nepal.
Most Matches for Nepal
Sandeep Lamichhane and Gyanendra Malla have equal 13 matches played for Nepal in ODI.