Kathmandu, Nov. 19: Papua New Guinea has posted a victory target of 141 runs before Nepal in today’s match held under the ICC World Twenty20 qualifier tournament undergoing in the UAE.

Batting first after winning the toss, PNG scored 140 runs in the stipulated 20 overs at the loss of 6 wickets. For PNG, Gareth Johns, who has already represented England in test and one-day matches, scored the highest 55 runs.

According to ESPNcricinfo, at the match held at Sharjah cricket stadium, Nepali captain Paras Khadka took 3 wickets, Amrit Bhattarai 2 and Jitendra Mukhiya one wicket.

Nepal that falls under Group B of the tournament has accumulated 4 points from three matches far, to stand in the second position. Nepal will reclaim the top spot if it wins today’s match against PNG. RSS

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