NEP vs WI-A T20 1st T20, Match Highlights: Roston Chase’s 46-Ball 74 vain as Nepal defeat West Indies-A by four wickets

Captain Rohit Paudel blasted an epic century to power Nepal to a famous win over a strong West Indies A team in front of a vibrant home crowd in Kirtipur in the first T20 game of the five-match series.

Paudel was named the Player of the Match for his scintillating 112 off 54 and also the wicket of the West Indies A opener Alick Athanaze.

Having lost the toss and being sent in to bat first, West Indies ‘A’ posted a total of 204 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

West Indies ‘A’ captain Roston Chase led the charge with a blistering 74 runs off 46 balls, including 9 fours and 2 sixes. Opener Alick Athanaze contributed 47 runs off 25 balls, featuring 5 fours and 3 sixes, while Johnson Charles was dismissed for zero and Andre Fletcher managed 13 runs.

Keacy Carty played a crucial innings, scoring 38 runs off 26 balls, including 2 fours and 3 sixes, before being dismissed. Kadeem Alleyne remained unbeaten on 14 runs off 15 balls, including 2 fours.

Nepal’s Kamal Singh Airee, Dipendra Singh Airee, Rohit Paudel, and Abhinash Bohra each claimed 1 wicket.

In reply, Apart from Paudel, Dipendra Singh Airee (24 off 18) was the only batter to cross 20 but those little contributions were invaluable.

Pratish GC’s boundary off Forde in the penultimate over and Gulshan Jha’s two fours in the final over off Thomas were extremely vital.

This has been the West Indies A team’s first-ever tour of Nepal.

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