Nepal are on the verge of entering Division 1 of World Cricket League after edging hosts Namibia by three wickets in their match played at United Cricket Club Ground, Windhoek of Namibia on Wednesday.
While all six participating teams have played four matches, Nepal are in the second position of the point table. They have six points, equal to table-topper Namibia, from three consecutive victories. But, the hosts have better run rates than Nepal reports THT Online.
In the match, Nepal were given a 143-run target by the hosts.
Captain Paras Khadka contributed 64 runs off 56, and vice-captain Gyanendra Malla 31. Likewise, Binod Bhandari made 18 runs. Other batsmen could not score runs in double-digit.
G Synman took three Nepali wickets and CG Williams sent two Nepali batsmen back to the pavilion. Likewise, L Klazinga and CF Snyman claimed one wicket each. Nepal had won the toss and elected to field. Now, Nepal will play against Kenya on Friday.
Nepal were promoted to the Division 2 status after winning the ICC World League Division 3 in October last year.