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Nepal’s ‘clean sweep’ in the series against Canada

Chasing the target of 233 runs given by Canada, Nepal completed 44 overs losing 1 wicket in 3 balls.

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KATHMANDU: Nepal secures a clean sweep in the three-match One-Day International cricket series against Canada.

In the third and final match on Monday, Nepal clinches a convincing 9-wicket victory, sealing the series 3-0.

Nepal clinched the first game by a thrilling 7-run margin and the second game by 4 wickets.

At Tribhuvan Cricket Ground in Kirtipur, Nepal successfully chases Canada’s target of 233 runs in 44.3 overs, losing just one wicket.

Anil Sah and Bhim Sarki shine with centuries in Nepal’s victory, with Anil contributing 112 runs and Bhim scoring an unbeaten 101.

Kushal Bhurtel, who departed after scoring 13 runs, played a significant role for Nepal, while Anil and Bhim shared a crucial partnership of 189 runs for the second wicket.

Earlier, batting first after winning the toss, Canada managed to score 232 runs, losing 8 wickets in the allotted overs.

Hemant Dhami replaced Sompal Kami in the playing XI after Nepal’s fielding performance.

Dhami, making his international debut, takes three wickets, dismissing openers Aaron Johnson (4), Shreyas Movva (25), and Dillon Heliger (4).

Similarly, Kushal Malla takes 2 wickets against Shrimanth Vijayaratne (22), and captain Saad Bin Zafar remains unbeaten with 31 runs.

Sompal Kami, given a break from fielding, is retained in the team in place of Hemant Dhami on Monday. Dhami, in his debut international match, takes three wickets. He dismisses opener Aaron Johnson for 4, Shreyas Movva for 25, and Dillon Heliger for 4.

Additionally, Kushal Malla takes 2 wickets, while Lalit Rajbanshi and Aakash Chand claim one wicket each. One player is run-out.