Virat Kohli, aside from being an amazing cricketer, is an entertainer to the core. His display screen presence throughout commercials present his capabilities in that sphere. He’s additionally identified to be an amazing dancer. Typically he has been seen dancing along with his teammates off the sector. Throughout the IPL 2023, Kohli might be seen dancing to the tunes of ‘Pathaan’. On Monday, he confirmed his prowess in dancing to Nepalis songs too.
Half-century by Aasif Sheikh and strong knocks from Kushal Bhurtel and Sompal Kami helped Nepal publish 230 runs in 48.1 overs in opposition to India of their Asia Cup match at Kandy on Monday. After being put to bat first by India, Nepal was off to a strong begin. Openers Kushal Bhurtel and Aasif Sheikh made essentially the most of dropped catches by India to type a strong opening partnership.
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With a 4 by Aasif in opposition to Hardik Pandya, Nepal reached their fifty in 8.5 overs.
Simply earlier than the top of the powerplay, Shardul Thakur’s golden arm struck for India, dismissing Bhurtel for 38 off 25 balls, consisting of three fours and two sixes. Nepal was 65/1 in 9.5 overs.
On the finish of the powerplay, Nepal was at 65/1, with Sheikh (23*) joined by Bhim Sharki (0*).
The duo carried in with the innings however Indian spinners dried the run-flow for the subsequent six overs or so. The stress made on Nepal batters paid off as Sarki tried to chop a difficult Ravindra Jadeja supply, however was clear bowled for seven off 17 balls. Nepal was 77/2 in 16 overs.
Skipper Rohit Paudel joined Sheikh on the crease. However this partnership additionally didn’t final very lengthy both. Paudel was caught by skipper Rohit Sharma at slips for simply 5. Jadeja received his second wicket. Nepal was 93/3 in 20 overs.
Nepal touched the 100-run mark in 21.3 overs.
Jadeja received his third wicket, levelling with Irfan Pathan (22 scalps) for many wickets by an India bowler within the ODI Asia Cup. He dismissed Kushal Malla for simply two. Nepal was 101/4 in 21.5 overs.
Sheikh and Gulshan Jha carried on the innings. Sheikh introduced up his fifty, first in opposition to India in 88 balls.
Pacer Mohammed Siraj earned his first wicket, dismissing Sheikh for 58 off 97 balls, consisting of eight fours after being caught by Virat. Nepal was 132/5 in 29.5 overs.
Siraj received one other wicket, dismissing Gulshan for 23 off 35 balls after he was caught behind by Ishan Kishan. Nepal was 144/6 in 31.5 overs.
Nepal reached the 150-run mark in 33.4 overs.
Dipendra Singh Airee and Sompal Kami helped Nepal rebuild their innings after some fast wickets. The duo fashioned their fifty-run stand in 55 balls.
Hardik Pandya trapped lbw Dipendra Singh Airee for 29 off 25 balls, consisting of three fours. The fifty-run partnership was over and Nepal was 194/7 in 41.1 overs.
Nepal reached the 200-run mark in 43.4 overs.
After Sompal and Airee gave India some headache with their persistency and large hits, Sompal was dismissed by Mohammed Shami after an excellent diving catch from Ishan. The batter made 48 in 56 balls, with one 4 and two sixes. Nepal was 228/8 in 47.2 overs.
Lamicchane was the subsequent one to go, run out by Axar Patel and Ishan for 9. Nepal was 229/9 in 47.4 overs.
Nepal’s innings folded at 230 in 48.1 overs, with Siraj taking the ultimate wicket, cleansing up Lalit Rajbanshi for zero. India bundled out Nepal for 230 in 48.1 overs.
Jadeja (3/40) and Siraj (3/61) have been the decide of the bowlers for India. Thakur, Shami and Pandya received a wicket every.
Transient Scores: Nepal: 230 in 48.1 overs (Aasif Sheikh 58, Sompal Kami 48, Ravindra Jadeja 3/40) vs India.
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