Bhutan wins first, loses second match (Sports)

Published on Dec 15 2008 // Main News

New Delhi, December 16: Bhutan could not repeat its opening-day success and went down to a nine-wicket loss to Nepal in the U19 Women Cricket at the Chiang Mai Gymkhana, Thailand on Sunday.

On the opening day, Bhutan woman tasted success in their first outing in international cricket when the team beat Singapore by 14 runs in the Asian Cricket Council's inaugural match on the same ground.

Bhutan's 101 was the highest total of the opening day, with Ugyen Dema scoring along 17.

On the second match, no Bhutanese batsman managed double figures and limped to 34 off their 25 overs. Coach Damber S Gurung praised Nepal's performance but not of his team. Bhutan News Service