Nepal beat Myanmar by 8 wickets as hosts Malaysia defeated Bhutan by 67 runs and Thailand overcame China by 10 wickets on the opening day of the ICC WorldT20 Asia Qualifier B.

Nepal bowled out Myanmar for 29 runs in 10 overs with Myanmar captain Htet Lin Aung scoring 16 runs off 20 balls.

Htet Ling Aung’s exit saw Myanmar lose their six remaining wickets for the addition of four runs as Player of the Match Lamichhane claimed 4/3 while Lalit Narayan Rajbanshi took 3/3.

Nepal lost an early wicket after Pradeep Airee departed without scoring having faced two balls before Anil Kumar Shah was dismissed leg-before for 11 but Karan KC ensured Nepal reached 30/2 off three overs without fuss with an unbeaten 14.