Nepal vs Gujarat: Nepal won the Match by 8 wickets
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 Nepal vs Gujarat: Nepal won the Match by 8 wickets
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Bowling brilliantly in the first inning Nepal restricted Gujarat to just 98 runs and needed 99 runs in 120 balls to win the first match of the SMS Friendship Cup.

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Regular Opening Batters Kushal Bhurtel and Aasif Sheikh came to open for Nepal. Runs on the board were below average for Nepal to chase still Nepal approached aggressively. 

Gujarat got their 1st wicket in Kushal Bhurtel after Bhurtel tried a lofted shot but couldn’t beat the fielder and got caught, Nepal was 28/1 after Tejash got his first wicket. Bhurtel Departed scoring

Anil Shah came to bat at No. 3 for Nepal. Following Bhurtel’s wicket another opening batsman Aasif Sheikh also got dismissed after getting an inside edge. Sheikh departed scoring 16 runs in 16 balls. Hemang Patel got his first wicket.

Gujarat vs Nepal: Nepal won the Match by 8 wickets

Skipper Rohit Paudel and Anil Shah were two new men in the crease. Both the batters played well properly dominating Gujarat’s bowler. Rohit Paudel and Anil Shah played till the end to seal the first victory in the SMS Friendship Cup for Nepal. Nepal completely won the match one-sided in just 15. 1 overs losing just 2 wickets. 

Anil Shah played an unbeaten 32 runs in 35 balls while Rohit Paudel finished the game with a boundary-scoring unbeaten 33 runs in 26 balls. Nepal won the match by 8 wickets.

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