Afghanistan has set a target of 262 runs for Nepal in the group stage match of the ACC U-19 Asia Cup.
Invited to bat first after losing the toss at the ICC Academy Ground No 2 in Dubai on Sunday, Afghanistan notched up 261 runs losing 8 wickets in 49.2 overs.
Jamshid Zadran topped the score with 106 runs including 8 fours off 152 deliveries. Similarly, Numan Shah scored 60 runs including five fours and three sixes off 41 balls while Rahimullah Zurmati hit 35 runs.
On the bowling side, Gulsan Jha, Hemant Dhami and Subash Bhandari took two wickets each while Aakash Chand and Dipesh Kandel grabbed one wicket each for Nepal.
Similarly, Wafiullah Tarakhil, Khalel Ahmad and Khalid Taniwal contributed 15, 13 and 10 runs, respectively. The other batsmen could not make double-digit runs.