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20 best moments in pictures from Tri-Nation Series

The Tri-Nation Series is done and Nepal are the proud champions of the tournament winning their first international trophy at home soil in 11 years.

Nepal defeated Netherlands by 141-runs in the final on Saturday, inflicting the Dutch their biggest defeat in Twenty20 Internationals and registering their own biggest victory in the format. Here we are giving you the best moments caught in camera during the tournament.

DYNAMIC DUO: Aasif Sheikh (left) and Kushal Bhurtel during their record opening partnership for Nepal in Twenty20 Internationals. Kushal and Aasif collected 116-runs for the first wicket in the first match against the Netherlands.
GOOD JOB ASIF:Nepal’s new Coach Dave Whatmore appreciates Aasif after he returns unbeaten in the first match against the Netherlands.
WHAT WAS THE JOKE? Nepal skipper Gyanendra Malla and his opposite number Pieter Seelar of the Netherlands share a light moment during the toss in their first match.
SWITCH-HIT: Virandeep Singh of Malaysia switches to hit a boundary against the Netherlands. Virandeep top scored in the game with 84 runs, almost producing a stunning victory for the tournament minnows.
PERFECT SHOT: Dipendra Singh Airee powers one down to the deep square leg to give a perfect click during Nepal’s second match against Netherlands. Dipendra went on to score a 30-ball 60, his maiden half century in Twenty20 Internationals.
YOUNG SENSATION: 21-year old Bas de Leede returns after playing a crucial 81 that helped the Netherlands overhaul Nepal’s 206-7 for their biggest chase every in Twenty20 Internationals.
ON SPOTLIGHT: Kushal Bhurtel is surrounded my media after the opener made a world record third consecutive Twenty20 International half century as debutant.
I HOPE YOU DIDN’T MIND MATE: Whatmore rested medium pace bowler Abinash Bohora for the match against Malaysia. After Nepal crushed them, Whatmore shares a light moment with Abinash.
WELL DONE: Kushal Bhurtel is congratulate by Whatmore for his world record third consecutive half century in Twenty20 Internationals.
ANYHOW WE WOULD WATCH: Nepali spectators climb the trees after they were barred from entering the ground due to COVID-19 restrictions.
BUT WHO CARES ABOUT CORONA: Over 2500 spectators thronged to TU ground in the final despite government directive of barring audience. They watched the whole match from outside the ground and even cheered the Netherlands team.
DIFFERENT BALL GAME: Netherlands cricketers play football while their match against Malaysia was interrupted due to rain.
THE JUGGERNAUT: Karan KC connects for probably the biggest six of the tournament against Syed Aziz during Nepal’s second match against Malaysia. Karan slammed a 13-ball 45 with seven humongous sixes narrowly missing on the record of fastest T20I half century set by India’s Yubaraj Singh.
PICTURESQUE: A drone shot of the TU ground on a perfect cricket day added to the beauty of Kirtipur area.
ALMOST THE GIANT KILLERS: The Malaysian team was overjoyed when they ripped the Dutch top order in the second league game. They were close to registering their biggest victory in Twenty20 Internationals only to tie the game.
NEW ROLE: National team cricketer Sharad Vesawkar was excluded from the current squad but he enjoyed the entire tournament as commentator for local broadcasters.
ACE SPINNER: Sandeep Lamichhane is animated after striking against Netherlands during the first match of the tournament. The leg spinner took 13 wickets from five games to finish as the leading wicket taker by a huge difference.
GOOD ATTEMPT THOUGH: Sompal Kami dives but fails to save a boundary against Malaysia.
THINK TANK: Nepal skipper Gyanendra Malla and coach Dave Whatmore hug after winning the final match against the Netherlands.
HELLO: Sompal Kami comes up with a unique celebration after picking up a wicket against Malaysia.
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