Canada post 286-run target against NepalJohnson and Dhaliwal bring 94-run opening partnership helping the visitors accumulate 285 runs in the stipulated 50 overs.
Canada have posted a target of 286 runs against Nepal in the second match of a three-match bilateral one-day international series being played at the TU Cricket Ground on Saturday.
Opting to bat first after winning the toss, the visitors scored 285 runs in the stipulated 50 overs on the back of a half-century by opener Aaron Johnson.
Johnson and his opening partner Navneet Dhaliwal brought a 94-run partnership for the first-wicket giving Canada a strong start.
The partnership came to an end after Nepal’s Akash Chand had Dhaliwal (46) caught by Aasif Sheikh in 18.2 overs.
Johnson muscled 10 hits to the fences and two sixes to put up 65 runs off 62 balls before being run out in 22.2 overs.
Pargat Singh (38) was next to go after being caught by Sompal Kami off Rohit Paudel, followed by Nicholas Kirton (20) in 31.5 overs.
Singh and Kirton also shared a half-century partnership accumulating 53 runs in their 54-knock stand.
Wicketkeeper Shreyas Movva smashed four boundaries contributing 40 runs facing 42 deliveries.
For Nepal, Rohit Paudel and Kushal Malla collected two Canadian scalps each while Sompal Kami, Surya Tamang, Akash Chand and Pawan Sharaff also grabbed a wicket apiece.
Previously, the Rhinos defeated Canada by seven runs in the first game of the three-match bilateral one-day international series at the TU Cricket Ground in Kirtipur on Thursday.
Nepal had opted to bat first after winning the toss and posted 224 with the help of a half-century from opener Kushal Bhurtel.
In reply, skipper Paudel had taken a four-wicket haul and Lalit Rajbanshi had picked two wickets to restrict Canada to 217 all out in 47.5 overs for a thrilling victory.