Nepal has defeated Malaysia by 69 runs.
After chasing the target of 218 runs set by Nepal in the last match of the ongoing triangular T20 series, Malaysia won the match by 70 runs after being all out for 148 runs in 19.1 overs.
Aminuddin Ramli top-scored for Malaysia with 41 runs, followed by Ahmed Aziz (31) and Fitri Sham (14) and Enul Hafeez (11).
Nepali bowlers Kamal Singh Airy, Sompal Kami and Sandeep Lamichhane took 3-3 wickets. Ariel took 3 wickets for 16 runs in 3.1 overs in his debut match.
Similarly, Susan Bhari took one wicket. Sandeep has taken the most 11 wickets in the ongoing series. He is also the highest wicket-taker in the series so far.
Earlier, losing the toss and batting first, Nepal lost 7 wickets in 20 overs and scored 217 runs.
For Nepal, Karan KC played an aggressive innings of 45 off 13 balls.
Karan hit seven sixes in his innings. Similarly, Kushal Malla scored an unbeaten 19 off 10 balls.
Similarly, Asif Sekh scored 42, captain Gyanendra Malla 41, Dipendra Singh Airy 33, Kushal Bhurtel 16, Binod Bhandari 8 and Sompal Kami 2 for Nepal.
This is the second highest run scored by Nepal in T20 international cricket. Earlier, Nepal had scored 236 runs in the match against Bhutan.
Malaysia bowlers Fitri Sham, Saeed Aziz and Anwar Rahman took 2-2 wickets while Muhammad Wafiq took one wicket.
With this victory, Nepal has reached the final with 3 wins in 4 games and 6 points with one loss while the Netherlands which is in the second place has also reached the final.
Now the final game is taking place on Saturday.