December 7, 2023

India openers ensure no hiccups in truncated match against Nepal


India shook off some sloppy fielding and fired with the bat to comprehensively beat Nepal in a rain-shortened Asia Cup match in Pallekele on Monday as they joined arch-rivals Pakistan in the Super Four stage from Group A. Chasing a revised target of 145 in 23 overs following a long rain interruption, India romped to a 10-wicket victory under the Duckworth-Lewis method as skipper Rohit Sharma and fellow opener Shubman Gill got them across the line with 17 balls left.

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