ICC T20 WORLD CUP : WAPM UP-BANGLADESH WON BY 6 WICKETS
Toss Bangladesh, who chose to field
Player of the match Al-Amin Hossain (Bangladesh)
Umpires Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and RJ Tucker (Australia)
TV umpire S Ravi (India)
Match referee J Srinath (India)
Reserve umpire PR Reiffel (Australia)
The battle of the victorious teams from the first matches ensues today with Bangladesh taking on Nepal in the qualifying stage of the ICC World T20 2014. Both, Bangladesh and Nepal has secured good leads with their victories in their first match in Group A but today they face each other in a fight to the finish at Chittagong. Bangladesh put in a clinical performance to defeat new-comers Nepal by eight wickets to boost their chances of making the main draw of the ICC World Twenty20 in Chittagong on Tuesday.
Given by Nepal, Bangladesh, chasing a target of 127 runs in 27 balls remaining won for the loss of two wickets. Shakib Al Hasan balls 18 fours and four sixes in an unbeaten 37 runs from 20 balls, while Sabir Rahman fours and one six in an unbeaten 21 runs.
From Bangladesh, Tamim Iqbal scored 30 and 42 Anamul Haq. Shakib and Rahman added 53 runs for the third wicket in 31 balls. Earlier, Bangladesh won the toss and bat first, Nepal scored 126 for five in the allotted 20 overs were limited.
Hussain Al-Amin from Bangladesh two wickets in four overs for 17 runs. Group A captain Paras Khadka from Nepal in the match by 41 runs while Sharad Vesavkr contributed 40 runs. Khadka and Vesavkr total of 39 runs to score after dropping three wickets to reach 124 runs.
Khadka’s 35-ball innings included five fours in 43 balls with five fours while Vesavkr. Gyanendra Malla 12 and 13 runs by the ocean again. In reply, the hosts came to play two wickets in 15.3 overs losing the acquired. Shakib with his team winning six.