With the help of Shankar Rana’s 89 runs Nepal U19 piled up a huge target of 322 runs in their opening match of ACC U19 Premier League against Saudi Arabia U19 at Sulabiya Ground, Kuwait City, Kuwait on Sunday.
In the match Saudi Arabia won the toss and elected to field first, Nepal made 321 runs were all out in 49.5 overs. Rana was the highest run scorer for Nepal who made 89 runs in 82 balls with 11 fours and two sixes.
Apart from Rana captain Raju Rijal who came to bat at number four also made 49 runs in 53 balls while Dipendra Airee who was the last man to be out made quick fire 42 runs from 32 balls.
Faisal Khan of Saudi Arabia bagged five wickets in his 10 overs conceding 59 runs.