Dwayne Bravo and Jerome Taylor push down Sompal Kami and Shakti Gauchan

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Dwayne Bravo and Jerome Taylor push down Sompal Kami and Shakti Gauchan


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Bravo and Taylor recorded a highest partnership of 66 runs for 9th wicket against Pakistan in the 1st T20I match of the series. From a stage of 48/8 at 11.3 overs, the duo took the innings to 114/9 till 19.2 overs when Jerome was bowled by Sohail Tanvir. Personally Bravo contributed 38 runs and 21 by Jerome. In a low scoring match with target of 116 runs, Pakistan chased the target with 34 balls remaining losing only one wicket.

The 9th wicket partnership of 43 runs by Sompal-Shakti against Hongkong has now been pushed to 7th position after this inning. Sompal Kami with only the double digit score of 40 runs in that inning still holds the record for highest runs by any number 10 batsman. Nepal had only managed 72 runs on the scoreboard that day.