Nepal registered their first win in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Asia Region Final as they thrashed Malaysia by 7 wickets in a match that was reduced to 9 overs per side.
With the win, Nepal still remains in the contention to qualify for the next round. In order to qualify for the next round, Nepal must win the remaining two matches with the higher net run rate. Nepal is now left to play against Kuwait and Singapore.
After winning today’s match, thanks to Gyanendra Malla’s magnificent 51 runs off 21 balls, Nepal climbed to third in the standing with two points from 2 matches. Malaysia are at the second, with a better net run rate than that of Nepal. The host leads the table with 3 points.