KATHMANDU, DEC 07 -
Nepal has posted a target of 277 runs against Air India in the Journey to the World Cup cricket tournament being played at the Tribhuvan University cricket ground in the Capital on Saturday.
Nepal who lost the toss was given a chance to bat first by the Air India team.
Binod Bhandari smashed 79 runs and captain Paras Khadka scored 61 runs respectively, while Anil Mandal scored 45 and Sagar Pun was run out scoring 33 runs.
The tournament is organised by Zohara International Pvt Ltd in coordination with Cricket Association of Nepal to provide necessary exposure to the national team in the lead up to the 50-over ICC World Cup Qualifier scheduled for January 13-February 1 next year in New Zealand.
Along with national teams of Nepal and Singapore, two other invitees—Delhi Wanderers and Air India are playing the tournament.