ACC Women’s T20 Championship: Nepal start with a 50-run win over Bhutan

Kathmandu, June 17

Nepal have made a winning start in the ACC Women’s T20 Championship currently underway in Malaysia.

In their first match of the ACC Women’s T20 Championship on Friday, Nepal defeated Bhutan by 50 runs.

Nepal had given a 95-run target to the opponents, but they took all wickets of the opponents in just 17.5 overs.

No Bhutanese batters except one made a two-digit score whereas their total was a meagre 44.

For Nepal’s victory, Sangita Rai took four wickets at the cost of just six runs in 2.5 overs. Sita Rana Magar and Kabita Kunwar claimed two wickets each whereas Asmina Karmacharya and Indu Barma one each.

In the first innings, Nepal had won the toss and chose to bat first. For Nepal, Kajal Shrestha made a highest of 26 runs followed by Indu Barma (20) and Rubina Chhetry (21).

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