Kathmandu, Nov 19: Nepal has scored 115 runs in 20 overs at the loss of 5 wickets against Japan for a third place in the Women’s T20 Quadrangular Series underway in Hong Kong.
According to Nepal Cricket Association, Nepali batters Puja Mahato scored 45 runs, Roma Thapa 22, Rubina Chhetry 21, captain Indu Barma 12 runs.
Nepal decided to bat first after winning the toss.
Meanwhile, Japan has begun it’s chase a target of 116 runs Nepal has posted. Japan has managed to score 28 runs without losing wickets in 8 overs.
Earlier, Nepal had defeated Japan by 67 runs in the last match of the group stage held on Saturday.
Nepal, Tanzania, Japan and Hong Kong are participating in the four-nation series.
After coming up as winners and runners-up of the group stage, Tanzania and Hong Kong will play for the title later today.
Led by captain Indu Barma the Nepali team comprises vice-captain Bindu Rawal, Rubina Chhetri, Sita Rana Magar, Asmina Karmacharya, Kajol Shrestha, Kanchan Shrestha, Khushi Dangol, Sangeeta Rai, Soni Pakhrin, Somu Bista, Puja Mahato, Roma Thapa and Samjhana Khadka.