Kathmandu: Nepal defeated Bhutan by four wickets in a match under the ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup Asia Qualifiers.
The match took place at the Kinrara Oval Ground in Malaysia. Chasing the 67-run target posted by Bhutan, Nepal achieved it in 13.1 overs at the loss of six wickets. For Nepal, Sanu Rajbamshi hit highest 30 runs and Sana Prabin and Srishti Jaisi 18 and 8 respectively. For Bhutan, Sangay Wangmo took three wickets and Sonam and Anjuli Ghailey one each.
Elected into bat after winning the toss, Bhutan made 66 runs in allotted 20 overs losing nine wickets. For the team, Captain Ngawang Choden and Wangmo 11 runs each. Similarly, Pema Yanchen and Chado Om contributed nine and six runs each. For Nepal, Kritika Marasini, Anu Kadayat and Manisha Kumari Upadhyay claimed two wickets each.
With this, Nepal has secured two wins and suffered a loss out of three matches played so far. Along with Nepal, hosts Malaysia, UAE, Thailand, Bhutan and Qatar have participated in the match.
Nepal is facing Thailand in next match tomorrow (June 7).