Bangladesh vs Nepal

Match info: ICC World Twenty20 at Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium - Group A

Date: 18th Mar 2014 Umpires: R J Tucker and A S Dar

20-over match

Home team and score Away team score

Bangladesh

132/2 (15.3 Overs)

Result

Nepal

126/5 (20.0 Overs)

Bangladesh win by 8 wickets

  • Last Updated: March 18 2014, 17:15 GMT

Bangladesh took a big step to qualifying for the main draw of the World Twenty20 on Tuesday as they beat Nepal by eight wickets.

Bangladesh celebrate during their win
Bangladesh celebrate during their win

In a clash of the two sides to have won their opening qualifying matches, the host nation were again victorious and success over Hong Kong in their final round-robin clash will take them through.

This win came after restricting Nepal to 126 for five and chasing down the runs needed with 28 balls to spare.

Such was the ease with which they made the finishing line that Shakib Al Hasan (37 from 18) turned down an easy single to win the match, waiting instead for the next ball which he clubbed for six.

His unbeaten knock went alongside contributions of 42 from Anamul Haque, 30 from Tamim Iqbal and an unbeaten 21 from Sabbir Rehman.

Nepal were simply overpowered, despite an impressive 85-run stand between Paras Khadka (41) and Sharad Vesawkar (40) for the fourth wicket.

Al-Amin Hossain did most of the damage for the Bangladesh attack, taking two for 17 from his four overs.


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