Series Win for Nepal with 151 runs victory over PNG
Nepal defeated PNG by 151 runs in the 2nd match of the two match ODI series to win the series 2-0. Chasing a target of 234 runs to win, PNG were bowled out for mere 82 runs in 19.1 overs.
Leg spinner Sandeep Lamichhane was once again the star performer with the ball. Sandeep finished with the figures of 6-11 from 5.1 overs. Sompal Kami, Bikram Sob and Sushan Bhari shared a wicket each for Nepal. Sandeep was the Player of the Match in the first ODI as well.
Earlier, Nepal had posted 233 runs in their first innings with Rohit Kumar Paudel top scoring with 86 runs. Rohit was the top scorer for Nepal in the first match as well when he scored crucial 41 runs in a low scoring contest between these two sides the other day. Skipper Gyanendra Malla scored 45 runs while Karan KC blasted 42 runs off just 26 balls with 2 fours and 4 sixes.
Match Summary :
Nepal 233 (Rohit 86, Gyanendra 45, Chad Soper 45-3)
PNG 82 (Tony Ura 19, Sandeep 11-6)