Nepal 255 for 6 (Khadka 115, Haider 2-50, Ashfaq 2-55) beat UAE 254 for 6 (Shaiman 87, Boota 59*, Khadka 2-44, Karan KC 2-46) by four wickets
Dubai: Captain Paras Khadka’s hundred, the first ever by a Nepal batsman in ODIs, gave his side their maiden ODI series win as they triumphed over UAE by four wickets.
A noteworthy, dig out from a deficit arrangement win had looked far-fetched as UAE piled on 254/6, the most elevated aggregate of the arrangement, batting first, particularly for a side who had been rocked the bowling alley out for 113 in the first ODI between the sides.
UAE's all out was particularly great considering they had slipped to 47/4 right off the bat in the piece, with a wicket each for Sompal Kami, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, and Khadka constraining their initial advancement.
A doughty 45 from CP Rizwan helped fix the harm, yet, as they got themselves 122/4 after 38 overs, it appeared they may battle to make 200.
That they ruptured 250 was down to an exceptional late flood obligingness of Shaiman Anwar (87 off 70) and Mohammad Boota, who completed with 59* off 21.
Mohammad Naveed struck his initial two balls for six and four to apply max engine propulsion, and Nepal were left a little shell-stunned at the break having surrendered 55 keeps running from the last three overs of the innings.
They rapidly shook off any spider webs, recuperating from the early loss of Binod Bhandari for 9 to trim down their objective in a progression of semi-considerable associations.
In spite of the fact that after Khadka's hundred the following most astounding score was a negligible 31, there was sufficient help to guarantee that Nepal remained on top of things, while the wickets lost kept the match fascinating.
Khadka was without a doubt the superstar, driving from the front as he has so regularly improved the situation his nation. His 115, coming at superior to a run a ball, was a breathtaking thump, considering the weight of an expansive pursue and an unquestionable requirement win diversion.
When he was expelled, Nepal required 40 keeps running in 10.1 overs, and just an omnipotent crumple could see them lose.
Considering the pizazz for the emotional Nepal have appeared all through their time in worldwide cricket, such couldn't be limited, yet Aarif Sheik and Sompal added cool unbeaten 20-chances to seal triumph and send the sizeable band of voyaging supporters into joys.