KATHMANDU — Nepal has announced an 18-member cricket team on Monday to play the Under-19 ICC world cup cricket qualifier to be held in Singapore.
Sandip Lamichhane, Dipendra Singh Airee, Asif Sheikh, Sandip Sunar, Lalit Rajbanshi, Pawan Sarraf, Bikram Kumar Bhusal, Prakash KC, Sandip Zora, Rajan Dhakal, Pranit Thapa Magar, Anil Kumar Saha, Kishor Mahato, Sushant Singh Thapa, Sahab Alam, Raseed Khan and Adil Khan have been selected in the team.
A three-member team comprising ICC-Asia Chief Development Officer Venkatapathi Raju, Nepali Cricket team main coach Jagat Tamata and U-19 national cricket team coach Binod Das finalised the players to play in the qualifying match.Follow @gorkhapost
Dhangadhi Team Chaurah lifts DPL-2 title
DHANGADHI — Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has won the second edition of Dhangadhi Premier League Twenty-20 Cricket title defeating Kathmandu Goldens in the final match on Friday.
Team Chauraha emerged as the defending champion of the DPL by restricting Kathmandu Goldens to 60 runs while it was chasing 182 runs target.
Put into bat first after winning the toss at SSP grounds, Sompal Kami-led Chauaraha scored a total of 181-4 in their allotted 20 overs and restricted national cricket team Vice-captain Gyanendra Malla-led Goldens to 160-8.
Team Chauraha’s LS Bhandari grabbed highest three wickets giving away 22 runs in four overs. Likewise, Roshan Mustafa took two wickets conceding two wickets while Samsad Sheikh and YS Karki grabbed one wicket each piling pressure on the opponent team.
Along with title, Champion Chauaraha bagged a purse of Rs 2.5 million whereas runner-up Goldens was rewarded with Rs one million.Follow @gorkhapost