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Nepal lost to the Netherlands by eight wickets



Kathmandu, Feb 25: Nepal lost by eight wickets in the match against the Netherlands under the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 series held on Sunday.

The Netherlands achieved the target of 173 runs at 37.5 overs by losing just two wickets. For the victory of the Netherlands, Bikram Jeet Singh contributed the highest 58 runs.
Nepal’s Lalit Rajbanshi and Dipendra Singh Airi took one wicket each of the Netherlands.

Earlier, Nepal batted first against the Netherlands in the match played at the TU Cricket Ground. Nepal made 172 runs by losing all wickets in 49.3 overs. For Nepal, Kushal Bhurtel made 66 runs while Karan KC contributed 26 runs and Arif Shekh 22.

This is the second time that Nepal is faced the Netherlands in the series also featuring Namibia. In the first match held on February 17, Nepal defeated the Netherlands by 9 wickets.

After the victory today, the Netherlands has garnered four points while Namibia has six points and Nepal is ranked third out of the three team with 2 points. #Nepal

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