Malaysia hold third place defeating Nepal by six wickets in the third place playoff match of ACC U-19 Elite Cup on Saturday.
Nepal won the toss and elected to bat first at Bayuemas Oval ground in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia clinical bowling demolished Nepal innings just for 118 runs in 44 overs.
Chasing the small victory target of 119 runs, Malaysia made it in 38.3 overs losing four of it´s wickets. For Malaysia, Ahmad Tajudin Ismail made 34 runs while Muhammad Syahadat Ramli scored 31 not out. Avinash Krna grabbed two Malaysian wickets.
Earlier, Ameet Shrestha topscored with 32 runs for Nepal while Harishanka Sah contributed 25 runs and Nirmal Thapa scored 12 runs to set modest target against Malaysia. Except the trio, others have failed even to reach in the double figure.
Kogilan Muthu grabbed three Nepali wickets while Muhammad Syahadat Ramli , Pavandeep Singh and Varun Nadesh took two wickets each. Dhivendran Mogan bagged a wicket for Malaysia.
Avinash Karn was selected as the best bowler of the tournament.
::ACC U19 Elite -2013, Malaysia::
Most Promising Player: Pavandeep Singh (Malaysia)
Best Bowler: Avinash Karn (Nepal)
Best Batsman: Hashmatullah Shaidi (Afghanistan)
Player of the Tournament: Dan D’Souza (UAE)