22 September Nepal-Birjesh Chaudhary scored a brace for Nepal while super sub Harpreet struck twice for India.
Nepal took the lead through Birjesh Chaudhary in the 76th minute but failed to protect the lead after conceding two quick goals as substitute Harpreet netted in the 83rd minute and 85th minute for India. However, hero of the match Birjesh Chaudhary levelled the score in 88th minute to make it even.
Iraq leads group D with six points, India is following them with four points. Nepal just has a point and Palestine has no point. Nepal still has chance to qualify to the final round as best runners up.
The 10 group winners and five best runners-up from the AFC U-16 Championship 2018 Qualifiers will seal their berths in the finals along with hosts Malaysia.
Nepal First XI: Bishal Sunar(GK); Roshan Dong, Deepak Bhandara, Sanjib Aryal, Randip Paudel; Roshan Rana Magar(C), Karlosh Bakhariya, Darshan Gurung; Birjesh Chaudhary, Ranjan Pun, Akash Budha Magar.
India First XI: Lalbiakhlua Jongte(GK); Thoiba Singh, Harpreet Singh, Gurkirat Singh, Samir Kerketta; Ravi Bahadur Rana, Lalchhanhima Sailo, Givson Singh, Ricky John;Vikram Partap Singh(C), Bekey Oram.