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Nepal’s Batting overpowers PNG

Nepal U19 team won the most memorable victory over PNG by 29 runs at Lodge Road, Coleraine. After winning the toss, Nepal elected to bat first. Nepal U19 team kept on putting pressure on PNG bowlers from the start and were able to set a huge 1st inning score of 277/7 which remains the highest from Nepal on this tournament.

Sagar Pun (67), Pradip Airee(59) & Rajesh P. Magar (91) were the batting stars for Nepal on today’s match.

Meanwhile, PNG U19 team were bowled out for 248 in 49.3 over and Nepal won the match by 28 runs. Avinash Karn took 5 wickets for Nepal.

Rajesh Pulami Magar From Nepal was adjudged Man of The Match. He scored 91 runs from 100 balls, 8 fours and 1 six.

With this win, Nepal has been selected for ICC U19 Cricket Worldcup to be held at Australia/New Zealand on 2012.

More details to follow:

Nepal 1st Innings: 277/7 [50.0 overs]

Nepal innings (50 overs maximum) R B 4s 6s SR
SP Khakurel† c †D Bau b Haoda 2 3 0 0 66.66
Sagar Pun c †D Bau b Vanua 67 81 8 1 82.71
NB Budayair b Tom 8 31 1 0 25.80
P Baskota* b Vanua 9 11 2 0 81.81
R Pulami Magar run out (†D Bau) 91 100 8 1 91.00
P Airee c Geita b S Bau 59 57 6 0 103.50
K Karki b S Bau 19 13 1 1 146.15
RK Vishvakarma not out 4 6 0 0 66.66
Extras (lb 3, w 13, nb 2) 18
Total (7 wickets; 44 overs) 277 (6.29 runs per over)

Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Khakurel), 2-28 (Budayair), 3-48 (Baskota), 4-124 (Sagar Pun), 5-236 (Airee), 6-269 (K Karki), 7-277 (Pulami Magar, 49.6 ov)

 

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9 Comments

9 Comments

  1. limboo

    August 7, 2011 at 2:09 pm

    seems like boys have started doing good with bat also.. perfect innings!!!

  2. Ranjan khatri

    August 7, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    Congratulation keep it up Nepalese u 19 cricket team.
    Ranjan khatri

  3. samir benz

    August 7, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    superb batting R Pulami….hope u will repeat it ..

  4. Bhattarai_5

    August 7, 2011 at 5:16 pm

    Excelente trabajo de equipo Nepal, mucho gracias

  5. Prameshdhungana

    August 7, 2011 at 5:27 pm

    its matter of proud…hope these guys goona make this world cup. a memerable one…guys beat some so called world classs……

  6. Manaresh

    August 7, 2011 at 11:37 pm

    How hard they played for our Country. They make our country pround. I wonder they beat India In U19 world cup next year.

  7. Krishna shrestha

    August 8, 2011 at 6:48 am

    Great Batting… Let’s see what CAN will do to develop Cricket on coming days….
    At least, we need a International level cricket ground at this time!!!! Hey, CAN, can’t you do it?
    -Krishna (Kholesimal)

  8. Kamal

    August 8, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    There should be an international stadium in Nepal to flourish Nepalese cricket.

  9. Rajeevhumble

    August 9, 2011 at 6:46 am

    Hare CAN aabo ta banau international stadium Nepal ma. Kahile samma yesari sadya hun6

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