Sport 24 – Dubai – Nepal captain Paras Khadka was left “speechless” after his side fought back from the brink of defeat to beat Canada on Wednesday and book a place at next month’s 2019 Cricket World Cup qualifying tournament.

Summary

  • Dubai – Nepal captain Paras Khadka was left “speechless” after his side fought back from the brink of defeat to beat Canada on Wednesday and book a place at next month’s 2019 Cricket World Cup qualifying tournament.
  • “The 17-year-old leg-spinner Lamichhane, who will be the first-ever Nepalese IPL player in April with the Delhi Daredevils, had earlier taken 2-40 as Canada posted 194-8 from their 50 overs.
  • We want to do well, and help Nepal cricket grow,” Khadka added.
  • “We have fought back after losing to Nepal, and worked really hard so I feel we deserve to be going to Zimbabwe,” said skipper Rohan Mustafa, who took 3-31 including the final wicket.
  • Nepal will take on Papua New Guinea, Ireland, the Netherlands and two-time World Cup winners West Indies in Group A of qualifying, with the UAE to face Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Scotland and Hong Kong in Group B.


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