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  • 7:55 PM IST

    It’s all over for Nepal. Scotland have won the match by 4 wickets. With the win they have qualified for the super sixes and Nepal would have to win all their matches to qualify.

  • 6:52 PM IST

    The match is slipping from Nepal. Coetzer completed his 50 and the partnership now is 24. Scotland just need 39 more runs to register their third match in the tournament.

  • 6:29 PM IST

    Nepal are well in the match with Scotland 4 down. Whereas, Coetzer is nearing his 50. His wicket is the one they need to win the match.

  • 6:16 PM IST

    Nepal are fighting hard here. Scotland are 3 down with 72 after 20 overs. Lamichhane is doing it with the ball again picking up 2 off the 3 wickets.

  • 5:31 PM IST

    OUT! Nepal have their first and it’s Lamichhane who gets the breakthrough for them. Cross dismissed for 14. Scotland 35/1 after 9.4 overs.

  • 5:14 PM IST

    Scotland have made a steady start to their innings, They are 18 for no loss after 6 overs with one boundary.

  • 4:23 PM IST

    ALL OUT! Nepal’s innings have ended on 149. Besant Regmi remains unbeaten on 24. Alasdair Evans picks his second wicket in as many overs. Stuart Whittingham was the star bowler for for Scotland, claiming 3 for 33. Skipper Paras Khadka yet again was Nepal’s highest run-scorer with a 116-ball 63.

  • 4:16 PM IST

    The partnership between Regmi and Lamichhane was finally broken by Evans. Lamichhane was dismissed on 6. Nepal now 9 down with Lalit Rajbanshi in the middle.

  • 4:01 PM IST

    Khadka got out in the 29 over when the score was 100. After 10 overs Nepal managed to score 26 runs with the loss of 2 wickets. Nepal are now 132/8 after 42 overs.

  • 3:37 PM IST

    OUT! Sharif gets his second in the match, dismisses Rohit Kumar on 15. Nepal now 8 down for 117. Sandeep Lamichhane in the middle now.

Paras Khadka and Kyle Coetzer © Getty Images
Paras Khadka and Kyle Coetzer © Getty Images

Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of ICC World Cup Qualifiers 2018. Match 11 of the tournament will see Scotland take on Nepal at Bulawayo. Placed at the top of Group B points table with 2 wins, Scotland are all set to make it 3 out of 3 with a win against Nepal. Scotland, who were the winners of the qualifiers previously, have maintained their champion tag this time as well. They first thrashed Afghanistan by 7 wickets and followed it with a 4-wicket win against Hong Kong. Calum MaCleod’s 157 that led Scotland to victory against Afghanistan. Against Hong Kong, the bowlers came to party as Tom Sole and Alasdair Evans running through the opposition. Skipper Kyle Coetzer, having missed out in the first game, returned in form guiding his side to victory with an unbeaten 41. Nepal, on the other hand, have had a break since their 116-run defeat to Zimbabwe in the opening clash. They will look to get things straight and get the combination right. It was a tough first outing for Nepal where they were hammered by Sikandar Raza and Brendan Taylor. Nepal know they will have to bring out their A game to get past Scotland. A lot will rely on Paras Khadka and Sandeep Lamichhane. Nepal know how to win against bigger teams and that is what they will be looking come Thursday. Squads:  Nepal: Paras Khadka (c), Dipendra Singh Airee (wk), Aarif Sheikh, Lalit Bhandari, Shakti Gauchan, Karan KC, Sandeep Lamichhane, Gyanendra Malla, Dilip Nath, Rohit Kumar, Lalit Rajbanshi, Basant Regmi, Anil Sah, Sompal Kami, Sharad Vesawkar. Scotland: Kyle Coetzer (c), Craig Wallace (wk), Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross, Alasdair Evans, Michael Jones, Michael Leask, Calum MacLeod, George Munsey, Safyaan Sharif, Chris Sole, Tom Sole, Mark Watt, Brad Wheal, Stuart Whittingham.