Nepal 242 for 9 (Rohit 55, Hayat 3-41, Haider 3-54) beat United Arab Emirates 97 (Kami 5-33, Lamichhane 4-24) by 145 runs
Dubai: Rohit Paudel's fifty lifted the visitors to 242/9 before Sandeep Lamichhane and Sompal Kami shared nine wickets to bowl UAE out for just 97 in 19.3 overs in Dubai on Saturday.
In scoring 55, Paudel guaranteed a bit of cricketing history for himself getting to be, at 16 years and 146 days old, the most youthful male player to score more than 50 in any global arrangement. All the more critically, his thump lifted his side from 113/5 to 242/9.
At that point Lamichhane, matured 18, and Kami, 22, took four and five wickets separately to finish an incredible 145-run win, leveling the three-coordinate arrangement 1-1.
The day had started generally well for Nepal, openers Gyanendra Malla and Binod Bhandari scoring 61 runs together. In any case, when the last succumbed to 21, scratching to slip off Amir Hayat, it was a parade of wickets. Malla was the by fall, for 44, slapping a decent length ball from Zahoor Khan straight to the man at mid-off.
Dipendra Airee was caught lbw by Ashfaq Ahmed for 10. At that point in two progressive overs, Imran Haider represented Pawan Sarraf (8) and captain Paras Khadka (21).
UAE would have anticipated that Nepal should move over, yet it wasn't to be as Paudel and Aarif Sheik put on an awesome 82-run association for the 6th wicket. Paudel's 58-ball thump included seven fours as he scored 55, while Sheik scored an increasingly calm 49-ball 29 preceding falling lbw to Haider. Paudel too was rejected by Amir Hayat, gotten by the guardian as he scratched an endeavored hotshot. A few appearances from Karan KC and Lamichhane helped Nepal to a good aggregate.
The innings started ineffectively for the home side, and they were decreased to 29/4 in the blink of an eye, seamer Kampi inspiring the initial four wickets to fall. He depended on varieties and crease development to get his unfortunate casualties.
With the opening made, Lamichhane frustrated any odds of a recovery. Chundangapoyil Rizwan and Muhammad Usman demonstrated some opposition with a 28-run organization before the leggie got into his work.
He expelled Rizwan for 16 and rejected Fahad Nawaz the specific next ball, and just three balls later had Hayat expelled as well. Muhammad Usman and skipper Mohammad Naveed attempted to counter-assault, yet just with constrained accomplishment as the last was run out for a nine-ball 19. Usman was destined to be rejected by Lamichhane. Kami completed things off with the wicket of Zahoor Khan for eight.
The deciding third ODI will be played in Dubai on January 28. UAE's batsmen will have some work to do. Nepal will enjoy the youth-powered victory.