Bangladesh will look to continue their winning momentum against Nepal © AFP
Mar 18, 2014
Today is the battle of the victors from the first set of matches in the qualifying phase of the ICC World T20 2014. Bangladesh and Nepal won their opening fixtures in Group A comprehensively, and they now face each other in a crucial clash at Chittagong in the T20 World Cup. A win for either will put them in the driver’s seat to qualify from the group into the Super 10s.
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Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by nine wickets and put their net run-rate at a good high. On the other hand, Nepal thrashed Hong Kong by 80 runs to better that and now top Group A. It is needless to mention the magnitude of the match. If the next matches for these teams prove to be victories, then their clash will decide who progresses. This will be a charged up atmosphere as fans from both teams are vocal and emotional.
(From): Mushfiqur Rahim (c&wk), Al-Amin Hossain, Farhad Reza, Mashrafe Mortaza, Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Abdur Razzak, Anamul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mominul Haque, Rubel Hossain, Shamsur Rahman, Sohag Gazi.
(From): Paras Khadka (c), Pradeep Singh Airee, Binod Bhandari, Naresh Bahadur Budayair, Shakti Prasad Gauchan, Avinash Karn, Subash Khakurel (wk), Gyanendra Malla, Jitendra Mukhiya, Basant Regmi, Sagar Pun, Sompal Kami, Sharad Vesawkar, Rahul Vishwakarma, Amrit Bhattarai.
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