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T20 World Cup 2024: Bangladesh qualify for Super 8 with win over Nepal

Sompal Kami, Dipendra Singh Airee, Rohit Paudel and Sandeep Lamichanne all took two wickets each

By Web Desk
June 17, 2024
Bangladeshs wicket-keeper Litton Das looks on as a Nepals batsman plays a shot during their T20 World Cup 2024 match against Nepal at Arnos Vale Ground, Arnos Vale, St Vincent on June 17, 2024. — ICC
Bangladesh's wicket-keeper Litton Das looks on as a Nepal's batsman plays a shot during their T20 World Cup 2024 match against Nepal at Arnos Vale Ground, Arnos Vale, St Vincent on June 17, 2024. — ICC

Bangladesh qualified for the Super 8 stage of the T20 World Cup 2024 with a 21-run win over Nepal in their final league stage game.

The Bangladeshi bowlers defended their total of 106 runs. The match was held at Arnos Vale Stadium, St Vincent.

Tanzim Hasan Sakib shone with the ball, taking four wickets, while Mustafizur Rahman claimed three wickets.

For Nepal, Kushal Malla was the top scorer with 27 runs, and Dipendra Singh Airee added 25 runs.

Bangladesh had posted 106 runs while batting first after Nepal chose to bowl. Shakib Al Hasan was the top scorer for Bangladesh with 17 runs, while Mahmudullah and Rishad Hossain each scored 13.

It was a collective effort by the Nepali bowlers, with Sompal Kami, Dipendra Singh Airee, Rohit Paudel, and Sandeep Lamichhane all taking two wickets each.

Teams:

Nepal: Kushal Bhurtel, Aasif Sheikh (wk), Rohit Paudel (c), Anil Sah, Dipendra Singh Airee, Kushal Malla, Gulsan Jha, Sompal Kami, Sundeep Jora, Sandeep Lamichhane, Abinash Bohara

Bangladesh: Tanzid Hasan, Najmul Hossain Shanto (c), Litton Das (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Towhid Hridoy, Mahmudullah, Jaker Ali, Rishad Hossain, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman