Asian Games 2023: India beats Nepal by 23 runs to enter the semi-finals

The Indian Men’s Cricket Team defeated Nepal by 23 runs to claim their position in the semifinals of the 2023 Asian Games. Indian youngster Yashasvi Jaiswal and Rinku Singh guided India to a daunting total of 202/4 in the first inning. While Rinku contributed a quick 37 runs off just 15 balls in the death overs, Jaiswal scored his maiden hundred by becoming the youngest Indian to do so.

Indian seamer Avesh Khan and spinner Ravi Bishnoi put Nepal on the backfoot by taking three wickets each. Arshdeep Singh contributed to the bowling unit with two wickets, followed by Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore with one. Nepal went till the very last ball of the game but were short by 23 runs, making a way for India into the semi-finals of the 2023 Asia Cup.