Nepal has lost to India’s Rajwada Cricket Team by 47 runs in the practice match prior to ICC World Cricket League Championship 2017 at the gautam Buddha University Ground in Greater Noida on Sunday, February 26, 2017.
Nepal was all out for 234 runs in 47.1 overs against the target of 281 runs posted by Rajwada Cricket Team with the loss of five wickets in allotted 50 overs.
Nepal vice-captain Gyanendra Malla had made a century scoring 104 runs, Sagar Pun 28 runs, Binod Bhandari 20 runs, Shakti gauchan 14 runs and Basant Regmi 12 runs. Sandeep Lamichhane claimed two wickets while Sompal Kami took a wicket.
Mohammad Saffi grabbed four wickets while Naresh Nama took two wickets for Rajwada Cricket. Three batsmen scored a half-century - Rajat Chapparwal made 91 runs, Madhur Khatri 90 runs and Mohammad Saffi 52 runs.
Nepali team will play another practice match against the same team on Tuesday, February 28.
Following 19 players are selected for upcoming ICC WCLC match against Kenya on March 11 and 13, 2017. The final squad of 14 players and four reserve players will be announced after India tour.
The players include - Paras Khadka (Captain), Gyanendra Malla (Vice-Captain), Md. Aarif Sheikh, Dilip Nath, Mehboob Alam, Karan KC, Md. Aasif Sheikh, Sagar Pun, Bhuwan Karki, Sharad Vesawkar, Shakti Prasad Gauchan, Avinash Karn, Sompal Kami, Sunil Dhamala, Dipendra Singh Airee, Basant Regmi, Rajesh Pulami Magar, Binod Bhandari and Sandeep Lamichhane.