Nepal challenges Namibia with a modest target of 169 runs in ICC CWC League 2 showdown

KATHMANDU: The stage is set for an intriguing battle as Nepal extends a challenge to Namibia with a target of 169 runs in their ICC CWC League 2 encounter.

In a tactical move, Namibia won the toss and chose to field first, successfully containing Nepal within 168 runs in 37.1 overs, with all wickets claimed.

Aashif Sheikh led Nepal's charge with a commendable 58 runs, while Kushal Malla and Bhim Sharki provided vital contributions with 36 and 26 runs respectively.

Now, Namibia faces the task of chasing down 169 runs from 50 overs to secure victory in this highly anticipated match.

Namibian bowlers BM Scholtz and N Loftie Eaton shone bright, each securing four wickets, thereby significantly limiting Nepal's scoring opportunities.

As the competition heats up in the ICC CWC League 2, the top four teams among the participating nations, including Nepal, Netherlands, Namibia, Canada, Oman, Scotland, UAE, and America, will advance to the World Cup qualifiers.

Meanwhile, the remaining four countries will vie for a coveted spot in the prestigious Cricket World Cup, adding an extra layer of excitement to the tournament.

With cricket enthusiasts eagerly awaiting the outcome of this clash between Namibia and Nepal, anticipation runs high as both teams vie for supremacy on the field.

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