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.Follow @gorkhapost
SAFF Championship : Nepal crash out after 3-0 defeat against Maldives
KATHMANDU — Maldives has defeated Nepal 3-0 and entered final of the SAFF Championship held at Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Wednesday.
Maldivian defender Akram Abdul Ghanee scored the first goal against Nepal at the ninth minute utilizing a free-kick allotted for Maldives for the foul committed my Bimal Gharti Magar.
With this win, Maldives have booked their place in the final of the championship for the fifth time.
The game was briefly stopped after 27 minutes on the clock due to thunderstorm. Upon resumption of the game, Nepal boasted a huge possession with the ball but lacked the finishing touch in front of opposition goal.
Maldives doubled the score with Ibrahim Waheed Hassan’s scored second goal at the 84th minute by shooting the ball from the center of the box.
Then Waheed Hassan scored the third goal against Nepal at the 87th minute capitalizing on the pass given by Abdulla Asadhulla.
The next edition of the SAFF Championship would be held in Pakistan.Follow @gorkhapost