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Netherlands vs Nepal, 1st ODI: Sompal Kami becomes first Nepalese player to claim ODI wicket

Kami achieved this feat in the third over of the match as he clean bowled Netherlands' opener Daniel ter Braak to claim his and Nepal's maiden ODI wicket.

Written by: India TV Sports Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: August 01, 2018 19:59 IST ]
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Sompal Kami collected a 3/34 in his maiden ODI match for Nepal

History was created as Nepal played their maiden One Day International match and it was 22-year old pacer Sompal Kami who claimed Nepal's first ODI wicket against Netherlands on August 1 at the VRA Cricket Ground, Amstelveen. 

On March 18, Nepal was awarded an ODI status by the International Cricket Council (ICC). 

Kami achieved this feat in the third over of the match after Netherlands won the toss and put Nepal to field. The pacer clean bowled opener Daniel ter Braak to claim his and Nepal's maiden ODI wicket. Watch. 

An unknown fact about this pacer - Kami has the highest T20I score for a number 10 batsmen where scored 40 runs off 31 deliveries in a T20I match against Hong Kong. 

The pacer went to claim three wickets, 3/34. Nepal skipper Paras Khadka went to claim 4/26 whereas star spinner Sandeep Lamichhane claimed one wicket and conceded 42 runs. 

Nepal restricted Netherlands to a chasable target of 189 in 47.4 overs. 

Netherlands host Nepal in a two-match ODI series. 

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