Nepal suffered a 10-wicket loss to the UAE in the second match of the ICC Under-19 Women’s T20 World Cup Asia Qualifier.
In the game of 20 overs, Nepal lost all the wickets in 8.1 overs and could score only 8 runs. In this game, UAE needed 9 runs to win, which UAE completed by scoring 9 runs in an over. UAE’s Theertha Satish remained unbeaten on 4 off 4 balls and Lavanya Keny 3 runs off 4 balls. Nepal bowler bowled 1 wide and a no.
Nepal were all out for 8 runs in 8 overs after winning the toss at UKM-YSD Cricket Oval in Malaysia. Nepal’s Sneha Mahara scored three runs in 10 balls.
Opener Manisha Rana scored 2 runs, Kiran Kumari Kunwar, Anu Kadayat and Ashma Pulami Magar scored one run each. The other six Nepali players could not open the account. Mahika Gaur of UAE took 5, Indhuja Nandakumar took 3 and Simaira took 1 wicket.
Nepal had defeated Qatar by 79 runs in the first match. UAE beat Bhutan by a huge margin of 160 runs. The top ranked team from the six teams playing the qualifiers will play in the Women’s Under-19 World Cup in South Africa next year. Nepal’s third match will be against Bhutan on Monday.