Kathmandu- Nepal U19 suffered a huge loss of 110 runs against Pakistan U19 in the first practice match before the U19 World Cup at Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan Ground, Savar on Saturday.
Nepal’s decision to invite Pakistan to bat first came wrong as Pakistan posted a mammoth total of 291 for 7 in allotted overs. In reply, Nepal could make just 181 for 9 in 50 overs, hence, losing the match by 110 runs.
Dipendra Airee contributed 42 runs off 40 runs while Aarif Sheikh made 35 runs for Nepal.
Nepal plays Sri Lanka U19 in the second practice match on Januaray 25, 2016.
Pakistan U19: 291/7, 50 ov, Zeeshan Malik 83(85), Umair Massod 59 (36), Sandeep Lamichhane 3/76, beat
Nepal U19: 181/9, 50 ov, Dipendra Airee 42(40), Aarif Sheikh 35(62), Sameen Gul 2/17, by 110 runs.