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
Four Nepali cricketers included in ICC ranking
KATHMANDU— Four Nepali cricketers have been included in the latest ranking of the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 announced on Wednesday night.
Batsmen Paras Khadka and Sharad Veswakar, and bowlers Sompal Kami and Basanta Regmi have been included in the ICC T20 ranking inside 100.
In batsmen’s category, Paras is ranked 94th while Sharad makes into 100th position. Similarly, Bsanta is ranked 74th while Sompal is ranked 92nd in bowling category.
The ICC determines the ranking of the players based on their performance in the international tournaments.