ACC Elite Trophy: Nepal set 226 runs target for HK
Nepal have posted the target of 226 runs against Hong Kong in the ongoing ACC Elite Trophy UAE 2012 played at the ICC Global Cricket Academy, Dubai, on Tuesday.
Electing to bat first after winning the toss, Nepal scored 225 runs, losing seven wickets in 50 overs with captain Paras Khadka scoring highest of 61 runs, Anil Kumar Mandal 37 runs, Basanta Regmi 31 runs, Gyanendra Malla 28 runs, Pradeep Airee 25 runs, Sharad Vesawkar 14 runs and Prithu Baskota 12 runs.
Today’s match is a 'must win' for both the teams to qualify for the next round. Both the teams have accumulated four points each from the played three matches.
The host UAE have already qualified for the next round with six points from Group B. Nepal had defeated the UAE in their opener match of the tournament and Saudi Arabia by nine wickets.
Nepal lost against Kuwait by four wickets despite setting a huge target of 281 in their second match. nepalnews.com