KATHMANDU, January 15:
Nepal ‘Blue’ led by Kabita Gautam defeated Nepal ‘Red’ led by Rubina Chhetri by 4 wickets in a practice match for ACC Women’s U-19 Cricket Tournament today at TU Ground, Kirtipur.
Winning the toss, Nepal Red opted to bat first. Openers Dropati Kunwar and Indu Berma made a solid start before Kunwar went for a LBW at the team score of 49 runs in 12.6 over. Shilu Rijal was the next victim who got caught at the personal score of 2 runs in the ball of Samana Pun. Indu Berma top scored 30 runs off 37 deliviries with 5 fours before being stumped at the ball of Pun in 15.4 overs. Shraddha Aryal went being bowled with scoring 12 runs off 31 balls and the total was set up as 93 in loss of 4 wickets.
Samana Pun grabbed 2 wickets conceding 11 runs off her 3 over spell. Mamta Chaudhary and Sangeeta Gauchan shared a wicket each for Nepal ‘Blue’.
In reply, Nepal ‘Blue’ chased the target in 21.3 overs in loss of 5 wickets. Anuradha Chaudhary(24) and Pratikshya Bashyal(11) made an opening partnership of 51 runs. Bashyal was bowled by Shilu Rijal in 11.5 overs. Chaudhary hit 3 fours. While, Bashyal got a single four. Mamta Chuadhary remained not out at 14. Samana Pun made 2 runs. Saraswati Chaudhary and Kabita Gautam both went out wothout opening the score.
For Nepal ‘Red’ Aarati Bidari grabbed 4 wickets off her 3 overs conceding only 10 runs while Shilu Rijal got one.
Organized by Cricket Association of Nepal