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U-19 Asia Cup: Nepal out from group stage

ANI | Updated: Oct 01, 2018 19:03 IST

Kathmandu [Nepal], Oct 1 (ANI/RSS): Nepal has been knocked out of the group stage of the U-19 Asia cup cricket tournament which is underway in Bangladesh.
Aasif Sheikh-led side lost to Afghanistan by 3 wickets on Monday to bow out of the tournament with a match still to play in the group stage.
Opting to bat first after winning the toss, Nepal posted a meager total of 131 runs in 50 overs. In reply, Afghanistan surpassed the total in 37.3 overs at the loss of seven wickets.
Nepal had lost all their wickets in 38.3 overs with 131 runs on the board. Rohit Kumar Poudel was the only one making a significant score of 49 runs. Rashid Khan scored 29 and captain Aasif Sheikh scored 20 runs. Afghanistan's Ajamatullah Omarai took 4 wickets to limit Nepal to a small total.
Before returning home, Nepal will face the UAE on Tuesday.
Earlier, Nepal had lost to India by 171 runs. (ANI/RSS)