Nepal has arranged a Tri-Nation series at their home venue. The series is the part of the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 2019-22. As a matter of fact, it is also the qualification round for the next 2023 Cricket World Cup. The Tri-Nation series consists of Nepal, the United Staes and Oman. The series consists of six matches. Every team will have to play four matches in the series. The United States cricket team has already played two matches. Reportedly, the United States faced the 2nd defeat in the Tri-Nation Series!
Earlier yesterday, the USA played their first match in the tournament. But against Oman, they did not get the victory. They had the hope of winning the match against the local team But failed. Yes, the United States faced the 2nd defeat in the Tri-Nation Series!
All matches consist of 50 overs that mean ODI. Nepal presented 190 runs target in front of the United States. It was almost easy for the USA. Against Oman, the team scored 213 runs. So, it was possible for them to chase. But in front of the destructive bowling spells of Nepal, they have surrendered completely. Scoring 155 runs, the innings of the USA has ended. SO, the local team won by 35 runs.
At the venue of Kirtipur, the 3rd match of the series took place earlier today. The guest team the USA won the toss and decided to bowl first. From their last match, they have learned that the first bowling team has the chance to win the match at the venue. So, they have taken the obvious decision.
Came to bat, the opening partnership of Nepal was not good. In 6 runs, they lost their openerSubash Khakurel. Malla and Paras added a few runs. But in 46 runs Malla went to the dressing room. He scored 21 runs. Just two players of the team touched the 50’s milestone. Kushal Malla added 50 runs and Binod Bhandari scored 59 runs highest. Losing all wickets, Nepal scored 190 runs in 49.2 overs. For the USA, Ian Holland played well and scored 75 runs but could not save the team.