Nepal U-19 victorious

KATHMANDU: Nepal U-19 registered third win in their India tour as they defeated Nazafghar Cricket Academy by five wickets in the match played at Nazafghar Cricket grounds, East Delhi on Wednesday.

Winning the toss, hosts Nazafghar opted to take the first strike and were bowled out for 124 in 43 overs. Ekansh Dogal top scored for the hosts with 16 runs, while Ashish Jehrawat  made 11.

Aarif Sheikh claimed three wickets, while Prem Tamang and Sushil Kandel took two wickets each.

In reply Nepal U-19 made 127-5 in 23.1 overs. Opener Sunil Dhamala top scored for Nepal with 40 off 74 balls with five fours and a six, while Rajbir Singh and Aarif Seikh remained unbeaten on 33 and 26 runs respectively.