CHAMPS INDIA CRASH OUT
Nepal reach Youth Asia Cup semi-finals
DEVINDER SINGH firstname.lastname@example.org opener Syed Aziz Syed Mubarak (20) and Shaunvinder Singh all fell in the space of seven balls with the score on 33.
The remaining seven wickets tumbled for the addition of 12 runs as Malaysia were shot out for 45 in 15.3 overs with Sandeep Lamicchane claiming five for eight in 4.3 overs.
Nepal knocked off the required runs in 5.2 overs to reach 48-2 on the back of Anil Kumar Shah's unbeaten 26 while Vijay Unni picked up the two wickets to fall.
India, who needed to beat Bangladesh to keep their title hopes alive, reached 187 for eight in 32 overs with Salman Khan scoring 39 at the Royal Selangor Club in Bukit Kiara.
But Pinak Ghosh smashed an unbeaten 82 to lead Bangaldesh to 191-2 in 28 overs and set up a meeting with Pakistan in the semi-finals on Thursday.
Afghanistan trounced the United Arab Emirates by 134 runs at the Kinrara Oval to finish top of Group B on a better runrate than Pakistan and Sri Lanka, after all three teams ended on four points.