Nepal is competing against UAE in the final match of ICC Women's T20 World Cup Asia today.
Nepal, which reached the UAE with the goal of reaching the global qualifiers at the top, lost to Hong Kong in the first match. After that, Nepal, which has easily won three games in a row, is in the second place by adding 6 points before the last game.
In the six-team selection, UAE is at the top with 8 points after winning four games in a row. UAE is also slightly ahead of Nepal in net rate.
In this case, Nepal will have to beat UAE with good results to stay in the top position. The match between Nepal and UAE has started at 11:15 am Nepali time at the ICC Academy Ground in Dubai.
Team Hong Kong which is in the third position with 6 points similar as Nepal, will play against Kuwait today and if they beat Kuwait, Hong Kong will also have 8 points. If both Nepal and Hong Kong win, the three teams will have the same number of points and the net rate will be decisive. The match between Hong Kong and Kuwait will start at 3:15 pm.
Nepal is under pressure to win today's game. If Nepal fails to defeat UAE, Nepal will lose the opportunity to reach the global selection by being in the second best place among the second place.
Malaysia, Bhutan and Kuwait, which have the same two points, are out of the selection.