Nepal qualify for Asia Cup for the first time ever!

Nepal restricted UAE for 117 score in 50 overs. They chased it down by scoring 118/3 in 30.3 overs. Sandeep Lamichhane from Nepal, became Player of the Series. He took 13 wickets in the tournament and scored 55 runs. Gulsan Jha of Nepal with 64 runs off 87 balls and 1/10 with ball, became Player of the Match.

Nepal qualify for the first time to Asia Cup
Nepal qualify for the first time to Asia Cup

Nepal has been a cricket friendly nation from a long time. They have been hoping to make it to International Cricket like Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Nepal have been falling short of qualification for Asia Cup and World Cup. Finally, they have won ACC Premier Cup and qualified to Asia Cup. Nepal Cricket fans are celebrating with this win on the roads.

They won the final match against United Arab Emirates. Nepal restricted UAE for 117 score in 50 overs. They chased it down by scoring 118/3 in 30.3 overs. Sandeep Lamichhane from Nepal, became Player of the Series. He took 13 wickets in the tournament and scored 55 runs. Gulsan Jha of Nepal with 64 runs off 87 balls and 1/10 with ball, became Player of the Match.

Nepal fans are celebrating the win outside the stadium
Nepal fans are celebrating the win outside the stadium

Nepal has been trying hard to produce high class cricketers from a long time. Finally, they found a team to beat UAE and others aiming for qualification in ACC Premier Cup. They are placed in the same group as India, Pakistan in the Asia Cup, 2023. Well, let this be a huge start of great cricket history for Nepal.

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