Biratnagar Kings has advanced to the final as Qualifier 1 winner of the Sagarmatha Cement Dhangadi Premier League (DPL) T-20 Cricket at SSP Ground, Dhangadhi on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.
Sarad Vesawkar’s Kings defeated Shakti Gauchan’s Rupandehi Challengers by 29 runs to get final berth. Biratnagar restricted Rupandehi just to 99 runs against the target of 129 runs.
Player of the match Sushil Kandel has grabbed four wickets while Sandeep Lamichhane claimed two wickets and Pawan Sarraf, Jitendra Mukhiya, Dipendra Singh Airee and Prakash Bista have taken a wicket each for winner Biratnagar.
Similarly, Aasif Seikh contributed 36 runs off 41 balls, Vesawkar 24 runs off 22 balls, Pranit Thapa Magar 15 runs off 6 balls and Airee 13 runs for Biratnagar for the loss of nine wickets in the allotted 20 overs.
Bikram Sob and Puspa Thapa were the only double digit scoring batsmen for Rupandehi. They made 23 runs and 22 runs respectively. Gauchan had taken three wickets and Dipesh Shrestha two wickets.
Rupandhi and Biratnagar Kings had made it to the Qualifier 1st as League 1st and league 2nd teams.