In a nail-biting T-20 World Cup qualifying match, Nepal secured a spot in the semi-finals by defeating Malaysia in a thrilling encounter that had cricket fans on the edge of their seats.
Nepal’s remarkable performance saw them successfully chase down Malaysia’s target of 166 runs, achieving the total with the loss of four wickets in just 18 overs. Kushal Malla and Kushal Bhurtel were the heroes of the day for Nepal, playing aggressively and showcasing their immense talent. Malla stole the show with an outstanding innings, scoring 65 runs off 34 balls, including an impressive tally of 7 sixes and 2 fours. Opener Bhurtel played a crucial role, contributing 43 runs off 25 balls, featuring 4 sixes and 4 fours.
Malaysia, after winning the toss and opting to bat first, managed to score 165 runs for the loss of 9 wickets. The key contributor for Nepal in the bowling department was Avinash Bohra, who took 4 crucial wickets to help restrict Malaysia’s total.