DHANGADHI — Mahendranagar United have defeated national team captain Paras Khadka led team Biratnagar Kings by 33 runs in the second match of Sunday in Dhangadhi Premier League T-20 Cricket Tournament.
At SSP grounds of Dhangadhi, United won the toss and chose to bat before making a total of 168-5 in their allotted 20 overs.
In reply chasing 169 run-target set by Mahendranagar United, Biratnagar Kings managed to reach 135 runs only losing all the wickets in 19 overs.
Puneet Mehra made highest 38 runs not for Mahendrnagar United. Likewise, Captain Binod Bhandari, Punit Bist, Aarif Sheikh, Hari Shankar Shahscorred 35, 24, 20,19 runs respectively. Likewise, Aasif Sheikh, Rohit Kumar Paudel garnered equal 9 runs.
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”.