Nepal is facing the Philippines today in its second match of the ICC T20 World Cup Global Qualifier.
Nepal will be looking for its second consecutive victory in the match which will start at 11:45 AM (NST) at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium in Oman.
The Philippines will be on the verge of making history by stunning Nepal in the biggest cricket tournament it has ever participated in.
In the first match of the qualifiers held yesterday, Nepal has collected two important points in its account by beating the strong nation Oman.
In the match against Oman held at Al Amerat Cricket Stadium, Nepal managed to register a 39-run victory despite a simple total of 118 runs.
Today’s opponent of Nepal, the Philippines, has lost the first match by a huge margin.
The Philippines lost the first game of the qualifier to Canada by 118 runs.
Canada won the toss and elected to field.
Playing full 20 overs, the Philippines suffered a humiliating defeat after scoring only 98 runs for the loss of five wickets.
The game between the two teams in sub-group B of Group A of the Global Qualifiers will bring ups and downs to the table.
Nepal, which won its first match, is in the second position despite having the same score due to its net run rate.
Canada, who beat the Philippines by a huge margin in the first game, is top of the group.
Oman is third after losing to Nepal and the Philippines is at the bottom.
If the Philippines beat Nepal and Oman beat Canada, they will add the first digit to their respective accounts.
If Canada wins the match against Oman and Nepal registers victory against the Philippines, team Nepal will walk through the semi-final with a match against Canada in hand.
Nepal should win the semi-final and make it to the final to secure its place in the World Cup to be held in Australia this year.
Nepal will play its last match against Canada on February 21.