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ICC World Cricket League Division 2: Srimantha Wijeratne ton guides Canada to 194 against Nepal

Basant Regmi © AFP
Basant Regmi picked up three for 34  © AFP

In a do or die fit between Nepal and Canada within the ICC International Cricket League Department 2  Nepal determined to box first. Issues began neatly for Canada as they had been 48 for the lack of no wicket after the primary Powerplay. The Nepali seamers Karan KC and Sompal Kami who began the bowling didn’t appear to bother the openers a lot. Canada, alternatively controlled to attain 194 in 50 overs.

It used to be within the 11th over when left arm orthodox spinner Basant Regmi used to be presented and he were given the wicket of Ravindu Gunasekera on the second one ball itself. It used to be all spinners recreation after that time.

Srimantha Wijeratne’s maiden ton

If Nepal and Canada had been giant names in cricket then a meme announcing ‘Nepal had been ready for Gunasekera and Nitish Kumar however Srimantha Wijeratne got here out of the syllabus’ would had been viral on social media. Gunasekera and Nitish are the highest run scorer of the event with ratings 216 and 186 respectively. (No, this isn’t Sri Lankan group)

Wijeratne out of nowhere, recorded the very best ranking within the league but in addition registered his maiden century in an important fit. His innings of 103* got here off 152 balls which incorporated eight limitations.

Now not sufficient flip for Nepal

The spinners did it once more for Nepal choosing up 6 wickets of the 8. Regmi used to be the big name performer with figures three for 34. Then again, the spinners may just now not flip the fortunes for Nepal as they failed to select up the primary wicket of Wijeratne. Sandeep Lamichhane the highest wicket-taker bowler within the event with 16 wickets to his title additionally gave away runs. There have been 3 sixes in all the fit all hit on Lamichhane’s bowling.

Nobody as opposed to Wijeratne regarded comfy in opposition to Nepal’s bowling assault. He additionally carried his bat during the innings.

Nepal within the first fit edge previous Namibia by means of a slim margin chasing a low ranking. Canada have extra possibilities of reserving a spot within the ultimate with this aggressive ranking.

Temporary Ranking

Canada 194 for eight (Srimantha Wijeratne 103*; Basant Regmi three for 34) in 50 overs.

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