DHANGADHI — Dhangadhi Team Chauraha has defeated Mahendranagar United by 8 wickets in the ongoing Dhangadhi Premier League T-20 cricket tournament on Tuesday.
Chasing the 132 runs target given by Mahendranagar United at the Seti Zone Police Cricket Ground,Dhangadhi Team met the target in 18 overs losing 2 wickets.
Sunil Dhamala made 45 runs with 3 fours and 2 sixes in 46 balls. Likewise Rohan Mustafa, Asfaq Ahamad, Sonu Tamang made 39, 30 and 15 runs respectively.
Abinash Karna and Punit Mehra took 1 wicket each for Mahendranagar United.
Earlier, Mahendranagar united lost the toss and elected for bats and garnered 131 runs against Dhangadhi Team in 20 overs losing 8 wickets.
Punit Mehra obtained 40 runs with 4 fours and 2 sixes for Mahendrnagar United. Likewise, Bhuwan Karki, Punit Bista, and Binod Bhandari made 32, 24, 10 runs respectively for Mahendranagar.
Lalit Bhandari took 4 wickets and Sompal Kami and Samsed Seikh took 1 wicket each for Dhangadhi Team.
Earlier in the first match today, Mahendranagar United defeated Biratnagar Kings.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.