Nepal top the group and qualify for the semis

Nepal top the group and qualify for the semis

Nepal reached the semifinals of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier A with an easy 8-wicket win over Canada. Nepal completed the target of 81 runs given by Canada in 14.1 overs.

Kushal Bhurtel and Dipendra Singh Airee added 58 runs for the third wicket to take Nepal over the victory line. Kushal scored 34 runs off 37 balls with 3 fours while Dipendra hit 27 off 31 balls with 3 fours.

Opener Aasif Sheikh was out for 17 runs. Kushal Malla, who came in to bat at number 3, was bowled by Kalim Sana in the first ball he faced.

Full Scorecard Here : Nepal vs Canada - T20 World Cup Qualifiers

Nepal will face UAE in the semi-final on Tuesday. The winning team will advance to the T20 world cup being held in Australia this year. Nepal is going to play the semi-final with UAE after winning Group B. UAE lost to Bahrain by 2 runs in the morning match but reached the semifinals as runners-up from Group A.

Ireland defeated Germany by 7 wickets to enter the semifinals as group winners. Group A winners Ireland will play Group B runners-up Oman in the next semifinal. Oman beat Philippines by 9 wickets.