Ireland Wolves return from their self-imposed two-year exile ended in a convincing six-wicket loss against Nepal after a rusty batting display saw them dismissed for just 121.

Ross Adair fell to the second ball of the day, and with Cade Carmichael, Morgan Topping, Neil Rock and Gareth Delany all falling for single figure contributions, Ryan Eagleson's side were always on the back foot.

Stephen Doheny was the only batter to impress, hitting four fours and two sixes in a fluent top-score of 46 from 39 balls, and it took double figure contributions from Tom Mayes, Liam McCarthy and Fionn Hand to get to 121.

Stephen Doheny Ireland's top-scorer with 46. (CAN)

The hosts raced out of the blocks with an opening stand of 32 in 3 overs, but the brakes were applied by the leg-spin of Gareth Delany - who struck twice in three balls- and Ben White and at 37 for 3, the contest was in the balance.

The turning point was the dropping of Sundeep Jora off White when on just 3 - he went to make 36, adding 54 for the fourth wicket with top-scorer Kushal Bhurtel (37*).

Tom Mayes struck with the first ball of his second spell, but it was only a consolation, as DS Airee impressed in a fluent cameo of 20 not out - the win secured with 23 balls left.

The teams meet again on Tuesday, with Nepal A providing the opposition for the remaining six matches.