Nepal has elected to bat first after winning the toss against Bangladesh in the quarter-finals of the ICC U-19 World Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur in Bangladesh on Friday. Nepal beat New Zealand by 32 runs and Ireland by eight wickets before facing a seven-wicket defeat at the hands of three-time champion India. Yogendra Karki has made highest 61 runs and Sandeep Lamichhane has claimed five wickets including a hat-tric against against Ireland. Similarly, Group A winner Bangladesh has remained unbeaten in the competition by winning all three matches of the group. It thrashed defending champion South Africa by 43 runs, stunned Scotland by 114 runs and Namibia by eight wickets. Nazmul Hossain Shanto has been a key batsman for Bangladesh as he scored 73-run against South Africa and remained not out with 113 runs against Scotland, while Mohammad Saifuddin bagged three wickets in both the matches and claimed one against Namibia. This will be second match between the two sides in the youth World Cup as Nepal had beaten the opponent by 23 runs in 2002 edition.