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Nepal beats West Indies by six wickets in last match of T20 series


 |  Kathmandu

Nepal defeated West Indies by six wickets in the last match of the T20 series and made a happy ending.

Chasing the 173-run target set by West Indies, Nepal reached it in 18.5 overs, losing four wickets.

Anil Shah topped the score with 58 runs including four fours and four sixes off 45 balls followed by Aasif Sheikh with 51 balls while Kushal Malla and Kushal Bhurtel grabbed 37 and 13 balls, respectively. 

On the bowling side, Obed McCoy took the highest three wickets while Matthew Forde grabbed one wicket for West Indies.

Earlier, electing to bat first after winning the toss, West Indies notched up 172 runs losing seven wickets in the allotted 20 overs.

Alick Athanaze topped the score with 42 runs followed by Captain Roston Chase with 33 runs while Johnson Charles and Matthew Forde hit 24 and 23 runs, respectively. The other batsmen could not achieve significant runs.

In reply, Sagar Dhakal and Sompal Kami took 3 wickets each for Nepal. Sagar took 3 wickets for 17 runs in 2 overs. Sompal spent 16 runs in his spell. Abhinas Bohara claimed one wicket.



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