August 22, Kathmandu. The Nepalese cricket workforce, which is at the moment in Oman to play a tri-series beneath the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2, registered a two-wicket win over Papua New Guinea in a warm-up match on Tuesday.
Nepal struggled to chase the goal by dismissing the opposition workforce for 134 runs. Nepal achieved the goal in 40 overs for the lack of 8 wickets. Nepal’s batting was believed to have improved within the T20 tri-series held in Nepal final April.
But as soon as once more Nepal’s batting didn’t go in line with plan. Although Kaushal Bhurtel and Asif Sheikh made their ODI debuts, the skilled center order didn’t work. Once once more Rohit Kumar Poudel and bowler Sompal Kami saved Nepal’s innings. Nepal misplaced after half-centuries from Rohit and Sompal for the eighth wicket.
In the bowling, Sandeep Lamichhane took 4 wickets and debutant Bikram Sob and younger all-rounder Kushal Malla took 2 wickets every.
Nepal gained its first ODI recognition in 2018 by defeating PNG in an ODI World Cup qualifier in Zimbabwe. This is the primary time that Nepal has performed an ODI towards PNG.
Nepal needed to play two matches with PNG earlier than the tri-series between Nepal, Oman and the US from September 13 to twenty. Nepal has received the primary match. But Nepal has quite a bit to be taught from this victory.
Nepal, who performed their first match after the retirement of profitable Nepal captain and participant Paras Khadka, began off properly with outcomes, however there’s a want for enchancment in different areas.
greatest mantra of sandeep
Nepal’s star cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane, who turned the person of the match in Nepal’s victory, gave success to Nepal by taking wickets on the proper time. He took 4 wickets for 35 runs in his 10 overs.
Sandeep took the wickets of Charles Amini, Sesse Bau, Jason Kila and Nosaina Pokana. Sandeep broke the half-century partnership of Charles Amini and Laga Sika to provide Nepal their third win within the twelfth over. He then dismissed Sess Bau within the twentieth over and Qila within the twenty fourth over. On the final ball of the thirty third over, Sandeep accomplished the innings of PNG by trapping Pokna in LBW.
But Sandeep spent quite a lot of additional runs. Of the 7 extras he gave, 5 got by Sandeep himself. Nepal performed the position of Sandeep because the lone spinner. Suzanne Bhari can be within the workforce as a spinner. But when Sandeep performed as a lone spinner, all-rounders Kushal Malla and Pawan Sarraf bowled spin.
The recreation towards PNG was particular for Bikram Sob. He made his ODI debut. He took a wicket on the primary ball of the primary over. He additionally turned the primary Nepalese bowler to attain such a feat. Sob created a Nepalese bowler’s report on the primary ball of ODI debut.
Sob, who began with the brand new ball together with Sompal Kami, bowled the second over of the match. Where he bowled opener Tony Ura on the primary ball. He didn’t give any runs in that over and saved the wicket maiden. Then in his second over, captain Asad Bhala was dismissed by Arif Sheikh. In his ODI debut, he bowled 5 overs and took 2 for 20 with 1 over maiden.
Nepal had rested quick bowler Karan Casey and didn’t play Avinash Bohra. Similarly, Gulshan Jha, who got here to the nationwide workforce for the primary time, didn’t play within the first recreation. Although he was included within the Nepal senior workforce in 2015, Sob of Tribhuvan Army didn’t make his debut within the nationwide workforce. Returning to the senior workforce after an extended absence, he set a report within the first recreation. Sob’s efficiency has additionally elevated the competitors within the quick bowling division.
The recreation towards PNG was particular for 3 gamers. Along with Vikram Sob, two younger openers Kushal Bhurtel and Asif Sheikh additionally made their ODI debuts. All three gamers carried out properly of their debuts. Sob took two wickets whereas Bhurtel and Asif added double factors.
Bikram Sob returned to the senior workforce after nearly 6 years and made a report. He took a wicket on the primary ball of his debut ODI. Sob took 2 wickets in his ODI debut. After his excellent performances within the Prime Minister’s Cup and Meyers Cup, Sob made it to the Nepalese workforce on the tour of Oman.
After resting common wicketkeeper Binod Bhandari, Asif acquired an opportunity to maintain wicket in his debut. After the pairing of Kushal and Asif within the T20 collection, this pair has acquired continuity in ODIs as properly. Both these gamers have additionally been given an opportunity to organize a great opening pair for the longer term.
Kushal and Asif made their T20I debuts in Nepal final April within the T20 tri-series with the Netherlands and Malaysia. Bhurtel had scored 278 runs in 4 matches together with a half-century. Similarly, Asif scored 154 runs together with a half-century.
Good begin, damaged center order
Chasing the goal of 135 runs, two debutants Bhurtel and Basif Sheikh gave a great begin to Nepal. With these two creases, Nepal was anticipated to win rapidly and simply. Both shared a 46-run partnership for the primary wicket.
But Nepal’s innings faltered after two gamers had been dismissed in two consecutive overs. Despite being an skilled participant within the center order, he couldn’t deal with Nepal’s innings.
In the twelfth over, Bhurtel was dismissed for 15 runs. He hit two fours in 28 balls. Then captain Gyanendra Malla reached the crease with one other opener Asif Sheikh. But within the thirteenth over, Asif additionally performed 46 balls and scored 30 runs with the assistance of 4 fours. Nepal misplaced two wickets for 49 runs after shedding two openers.
Then captain Gyanendra and quantity 4 Arif Shaikh reached the crease. But each these gamers had been additionally out quickly. Gyanendra 6, Arif 9 after which Sharad Bheshavkar who reached the crease after getting out for six runs, Nepal misplaced 5 wickets for 78 runs.
Nepal had been beneath strain when the quantity three, fourth and fifth batsmen had been dismissed cheaply.
Rohit Kumar Paudel, who got here to the crease at quantity six, took a workforce however quantity seven Kushal Malla and quantity eight Pawan Sarraf misplaced seven wickets for 82 runs. After that Rohit together with Sompal Kami took Nepal to victory.
Rohit and Sompal did the rescue
Rohit and Sompal have already performed glorious innings for Nepal. Despite being the primary bowler of the workforce, Sompal has achieved properly in batting even when wanted. He scored a fifty within the first ODI. Similarly, Rohit has proven an amazing recreation previously as properly. He additionally turned the youngest participant to attain a half-century in ODIs. Now that report has been damaged.
Even in the present day Rohit and Sompal collectively saved Nepal. The duo placed on a half-century partnership for the eighth wicket for the lack of seven wickets for 82 runs. Even although Rohit acquired out when the rating was tied, Sompal remained unbeaten.
Rohit scored 41 runs for Nepal. He hit two fours in 65 balls. Batting at quantity 9, Sompal scored an unbeaten 22 runs in 32 balls with the assistance of a 4 and a six. Sompal and Arif Sheikh hit 1-1 sixes in Nepal’s innings.
Apart from Sandeep Lamichhane, 10 gamers had been batting in Nepal’s innings whereas solely Rohit and Sompal added double factors in two overs. The remaining six gamers couldn’t add runs in double digits. Vikram Sob remained unbeaten on zero.
श्रोत : अनलाइनखबर