ACC Women's T20 Championship: Hong Kong defeats Nepal by seven wickets

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KATHMANDU, June 21: Hong Kong defeated Nepal by seven wickets in a match of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Women's T20 Championship.

The match was played at the Kinrara Oval Ground in Malaysia today. 

Chasing the 110-run target posted by Nepal, Hong Kong achieved it in 15.5 overs at the loss of six wickets. For Hong Kong, Mariko Hill hit the highest 45 runs while Captain Kary Chan hit 17. Similarly, Natasha Miles remained unbeaten on 28 runs. 

For Nepal, Sangita Rai took two wickets and Sita Magar took one. 

Elected to bat after winning the toss, Nepal had set a target of 109 runs in 20 overs at the loss of six wickets. 

For the team, Nepal’s Capitan Rubina Chhetri and Apsari Begam remained unbeaten on 32 and 22 respectively. Similarly, Bindu Rawal hit 23 while Sita Magar scored nine, Mamata Chaudhary seven, Kabita Joshi four and Kajal Shrestha one.  

For Hong Kong, Betty Chan claimed two wickets and Maryam Bibi and Elysa Hubbard took one. 

Nepal has already entered the semi-finals by defeating Bahrain by eight wickets in its third match on June 20.

Two teams making it to finals will be selected to play in the 2022 Women’s Asia Cup.

 

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National News Agency, Nepal

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