(Hello and welcome to CricketCountry’s coverage of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier 2015. It’s Day 7 of the qualifiers and four matches were scheduled to take place. Earlier, Ireland lost to Papua New Guinea at Stormont, USA beat Jersey at Bready and Afghanistan lost Oman at Heriot’s, while Nepal take on Hong Kong at Stromont following Ireland-PNG match. This is an interesting match as most as Nepal are in a serious need of a win here. A win would undoubtedly keep their hopes alive for the T20 mega event in 2016 at India, while Hong Kong too face a similar situation and would bank on the same strategy as of Nepal, which makes this a thrilling encounter. Catch all the action and update here.) Catch live commentary and ball-by ball update of the Nepal vs Hong Kong match here

Man of the Match: Haseeb Amjab (Hong Kong)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Hong Kong 110/5 | Overs 19.1, BATSMEN  Babar Hyat 17 (224), Aizaz Khan 14 (7): That’s it!!!! Hong Kong register a comfortable five-wicket win over Nepal, with just five balls to spare. Nizakat Khan was the highest scorer for Hong Kong with 25 runs, while Basant Regmi was the highest wicket-taker for Nepal with four for 16.

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Hong Kong 82/4 | Overs 15, BATSMEN  Babar Hyat 8 (14), Kinchit Shah 7 (9): Couple of more wickets lost by Hong Kong as they continue to inch closer to the target. Anshuman Rath and Mark Chapman are dismissed for 19 and nine, respectively by Basant Regmi, as Babar Hayat and Kinchit Shah are the new men in.

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Hong Kong 60/2 | Overs 10, BATSMEN  Anshuman Rath 19 (33), Mark Chapman 3 (5): Hong Kong lose another wicket in the next five overs in the form of Nizakat Khan for 25 off Basant Regmi for 25 as Mark Chapman comes in as the new man. Hong Kong are still 49 runs behind, but pretty much on a gettable position. OUT! Nizakat Khan c Subash Khakurel b Basant Regmi 35 (18)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Hong Kong 29/1 | Overs 5, BATSMEN  Anshuman Rath 11 (18), Nizakat Khan 8 (8): Hong Kong too are off to a shaky start in the initial five overs as they have lost a wicket in the form of Irfan Ahmed, who has been dismissed for a mere single by Sompal Kami. Nizakat Khan is the new man in along with Anshuman Rath. OUT! Irfan Ahmed b Sompal Kami 1 (5)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Nepal 109 | Overs 20, BATSMEN  Jitendra Mukhiya 0 (0): That’s it!!!! Nepal have finished their innings on 109 and have set a terget of 110 for Hong Kong to win this encounter. Sharad Vesawkar was the highest scorer for Nepal of 27 runs, while Hong Kong’s Haseeb Amjad claimed four for 16.

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Nepal 58/5 | Overs 15, BATSMEN  Rajesh Pulami 12 (29), Sharad Vesawkar 8 (14): Nepal seem to have stopped their flow of tumbling wickets momentarily, as they haven’t lost any wicket in the last five overs. However, they really need to steer the innings and post a challenging total in order to have any chance to win this encounter.

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Nepal 31/5 | Overs 10, BATSMEN  Rajesh Pulami 4 (14), Sharad Vesawkar 0 (1): GONE!!!! Basant Regmi goes for 11 off Aizaz Khan. Sharad Vesawkar is the new man in and Nepal seem to be in real trouble with half of the team back pavilion on just 31. OUT! Basant Regmi c Jamie Atkinson b Aizaz Khan 4 (14)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Nepal 18/4 | Overs 7, BATSMEN  Basant Regmi 2 (6): GONE!!!! Sagar Pun now departs for mere 11 off Irfan Ahmed. It is looking worse for Nepal as they don’t have enough runs on the board. Rajesh Pulami is the new man in. OUT! Sagar Pun c Jamie Atkinson b Irfan Ahmed 11 (12)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Nepal 13/3 | Overs 4, BATSMEN Sagar Pun 10 (8), Basant Regmi 2 (6): OUT!!!! Paras Khadka has been dismissed for a mere single as Haseeb Amjad strikes again, trapping him leg before. He seems to be on a roll here. Basant Regmi is the new man in. OUT! Paras Khadka lbw Haseeb Amjad 1 (11)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE Nepal 10/2 | Overs 2, BATSMEN Sagar Pun 8 (6), Paras Khadka 0 (1): Oh dear!!!! Shaky start for Nepal as they lose a couple of early wickets in the opening two overs of the match. Opener, Subash Khakurel and Gyanendra Malla have been dismissed for two and duck, respectively off Haseeb Amjad as Paras Khadka is out on the crease.

Toss: Nepal (Bat)


Nepal: Paras Khadka (c), Gyanendra Malla, Basant Regmi, Shakti Prasad Gauchan, Sharad Vesawkar, Subash Khakurel (wk), Sagar Pun, Sompal Kami, Jitendra Mukhiya, Pradeep Singh Airee, Rajesh Pulami.

Hong Kong: Tanwir Afzal, Aizaz Khan, Anshuman Rath, Babar Hayat, Irfan Ahmed, Nadeem Ahmed, Kinchit Shah, Charlie Burke, Mark Chapman, Anas Khan, James Atkinson, Haseeb Amjad, Giacomo Lamplough, Nizakat Khan, Waqas Khan.

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