Nepal July 26, 2008

Nepal upset Hong Kong

ESPNcricinfo staff
Despite being sent in on a damp pitch at the Selangor Turf Club , Nepal trumped Hong Kong by 44 runs

Despite being sent in on a damp pitch at the Selangor Turf Club, Nepal trumped Hong Kong by 44 runs. Measured forties from Paresh Lohani and Sharad Vesawkar, and a more cavalier 81 from Paras Khadka lifted them to 245. They were helped along by a couple of dropped catches and an over-attacking field. Early blows from medium-pacer Binod Das left Hong Kong stuttering at 35 for 3. Their top scorer was Butt Hussain, who crawled to 52 off 123 balls, but with none of his team-mates crossing 25, Hong Kong slumped to a loss.

Ashok Ganguly is an editorial assistant at Cricinfo

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  • Bhasker Pakhrin on March 30, 2009, 12:58 GMT

    Nepal has a long way to go. Myself being a Nepali citizen, is hoping to see us in the World Cup in few decades to come

  • can on March 11, 2009, 0:01 GMT

    when will be cricket be nepal's no.1 sport. now its second. i waiting for that day. i support england and austrailia cricket team.

  • suman on November 14, 2008, 1:03 GMT

    nepal is gonna be a another powerhouse of cricket

  • lokendra chand on September 18, 2008, 12:03 GMT

    i am a regular viewer of cricinfo . i am a nepali citizen and a player of cricket & fan of indiancricket . i watch all the games of india & KNOW THE ACHIEVEMENTS of allthe test nation players so if the cricinfo collects all the players who ploayed for their respective nations . and who are in the nations squad.

  • Bhasker Pakhrin on March 30, 2009, 12:58 GMT

    Nepal has a long way to go. Myself being a Nepali citizen, is hoping to see us in the World Cup in few decades to come

  • can on March 11, 2009, 0:01 GMT

    when will be cricket be nepal's no.1 sport. now its second. i waiting for that day. i support england and austrailia cricket team.

  • suman on November 14, 2008, 1:03 GMT

    nepal is gonna be a another powerhouse of cricket

  • lokendra chand on September 18, 2008, 12:03 GMT

    i am a regular viewer of cricinfo . i am a nepali citizen and a player of cricket & fan of indiancricket . i watch all the games of india & KNOW THE ACHIEVEMENTS of allthe test nation players so if the cricinfo collects all the players who ploayed for their respective nations . and who are in the nations squad.

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  • lokendra chand on September 18, 2008, 12:03 GMT

    i am a regular viewer of cricinfo . i am a nepali citizen and a player of cricket & fan of indiancricket . i watch all the games of india & KNOW THE ACHIEVEMENTS of allthe test nation players so if the cricinfo collects all the players who ploayed for their respective nations . and who are in the nations squad.

  • suman on November 14, 2008, 1:03 GMT

    nepal is gonna be a another powerhouse of cricket

  • can on March 11, 2009, 0:01 GMT

    when will be cricket be nepal's no.1 sport. now its second. i waiting for that day. i support england and austrailia cricket team.

  • Bhasker Pakhrin on March 30, 2009, 12:58 GMT

    Nepal has a long way to go. Myself being a Nepali citizen, is hoping to see us in the World Cup in few decades to come