Nepal has become the champion of ACC Under-19 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament by defeating Hong Kong.
Nepal defeated Hong Kong by five wickets in the final match held at Kinrara Oval Cricket Ground of Malaysia today.
With this title, Nepal has been selected in the ACC U-19 Asia Cup to be organised in Malaysia next month.
The Nepali team achieved the 77-run target put by Hong Kong in 14.4 overs. Captain Dipendra Singh Airee secured highest 22 runs in the match.
Opener Sandeep Sunara and Anil Kumar Shah contributed 19 runs and 16 runs respectively to win the match.