Nepal XI has defeated host Dhangadi XI by 31 runs in a charity match held at SSP Ground, Dhangadhi on Sunday, April 9, 2017.
The match was prior to Sagarmatha Cement Dhangadi Premier League (DPL) T-20 Cricket that will to kick off in Far-West from Monday.
Nepal XI led by Paras Khadka had posted 162 runs target with the loss of eight wickets in allotted 20 overs match after winning the toss.
Skipper Khadka made a magnificent comeback scoring half-century with 68 runs. Khadka was in rest after the surgery of recurrent appendicitis with intestinal obstruction since mid-February.
Similarly, Basant Regmi contributed 43 runs, Sarad Vesawkar 19 runs and Mahaboob Alam 10 runs. Bikram Thagunna’s four wickets went in vain after a defeat.
In return, Dhangadi was restricted just to 130 runs with eight wickets loss in 20 overs. Sunil Dhamala scored 34 runs, Dipendra Singh Airee 26 runs, Roshan Adhikari 17 runs, Bijay Rana 13 runs and Lokesh Bam 10 runs.
Shakti Gauchan claimed three wickets while Sompal Kami took two wickets for winner. Alam, Sandeep Lamichhane and Avinash Karn also grabbed a wicket each.
TIE-SHEET OF SAGARMATHA CEMENT DPL 2017
April 10, 2017
1st Match 08:00 AM CYC Attariya Vs Kathmandu Goldens
2nd Match 01:00 PM Rupandehi Challengers Vs Kanchanpur Iconic
April 11, 2017
3rd Match 08:00 AM Biratnagar Kings Vs Dhangadhi Team Chauraha
4th Match 01:00 PM Kathmandu Goldens Vs Kanchanpur Iconic
April 12, 2017
5th Match 08:00 AM CYC Attariya Vs Rupandehi Challengers
6th Match 01:00 PM Biratnagar Kings Vs Kathmandu Goldens
April 13, 2017
7th Match 08:00 AM Dhangadhi Team Chauraha Vs Kanchanpur Iconic
8th Match 01:00 PM Biratnagar Kings Vs CYC Attariya
April 14, 2017
9th Match 08:00 AM Rupandehi Challengers Vs Kathmandu Goldens
10th Match 01:00 PM Dhangadhi Team Chauraha Vs CYC Attariya
April 15, 2017
11th Match 08:00 AM Biratnagar Kings Vs Kanchanpur Iconic
12th Match 01:00 PM Kathmandu Goldens Vs Dhangadhi Team Chauraha
April 16, 2017
13th Match 08:00 AM Rupandehi Challengers Vs Biratnagar Kings
14th Match 01:00 PM Kanchanpur Iconic Vs CYC Attariya
April 17, 2017
15th Match 08:00 AM Dhangadhi Team Chauraha Vs Rupandehi Challengers
April 19, 2017
16th Match 08:00 AM Qualifier 1 (League 1st Vs League 2nd)
17th Match 01:00 PM Eliminator (League 3rd Vs League 4th)
April 20, 2017
18th Match 10:00 – 01:10 Qualifier 2 (Looser Qualifier 1 Vs Winner Eliminator)
April 21, 2017 Reserve Day
April 22, 2017
19th Match 10:00 – 01:10 Winner Qualifier 1 Vs Winner Qualifier 2 (Final)
April 23, 2017 Reserve Day