Canada set 233 runs target against NepalOpener Navneet Dhaliwal cracks half-century as the visitors put 232 runs on the scoreboard in the stipulated 50 overs.
Canada set a target of 233 runs against Nepal in the final match of a three-match one-day international series being played at the TU Cricket Ground on Monday.
Sent to bat first after losing the toss, the visitors scored 232 runs in the stipulated 50 overs with the help of a half-century by Navneet Dhaliwal.
Opener Aaron Johnson was dismissed in 2.4 overs for a cheap 4 runs after Nepal’s Dev Khanal caught him off Hemant Dhami.
Srimantha Wijeyeratne (22) and Nicholas Kirton (3) were next to go being caught by Rohit Paudel and Bhim Sharki respectively. Wijeyeratne smashed two hits to the fences in his 28-knock play.
Canada’s top-scorer Dhaliwal muscled five hits to the boundaries putting up 50 runs off 82 deliveries. Lalit Rajbanshi had him caught by Akash Chand in 26.6 overs.
Harsh Thaker contributed 29 runs facing 57 deliveries before being caught leg-before by Kushal Malla in 36.5 overs.
Similarly, Nikhil Dutta fired two fours and six to put 45 runs on the scoreboard. He was run out by Bhim Sharki in 47.5 overs.
Canadian captain Saad Bin Zafar muscled four hits to the fences and two sixes as he scored an unbeaten 29 runs.
For Nepal, Hemant Dhami pocketed three wickets. Likewise, Kushal Malla collected two Canadian scalps. Lalit Rajbanshi and Akash Chand also took a wicket apiece.
Hosts Nepal clinched the three-match bilateral series on Saturday after registering a four-wicket victory over Canada, a second win in as many matches, at the TU Cricket Ground on Saturday.
The Rhinos had defeated Canada by seven runs in the first ODI on February 8.