Nepal Cricket

APF clinches double gold

Kanchanpur: Armed Police Force(APF) clinched the gold medal in both of the men’s and women’s cricket tournament in the ongoing national games.

In the men’s final, APF defeated Central Region by 6 wickets while in the women’s final, APF defeated Eastern Region by 28 runs.

For the bronze medal, Western Region defeated Far Western Region by 30 runs in men’s event while in women’s event, Central Region defeated Far Western Region by 19 runs.

 

Match Summary of Sixth National Games, Cricket Final Day
Sixth National Games
Men’s T20 National
Final
APF Vs Central Region
Toss: Central won & elected to bat first
Central: 144/8 (20 overs)
Rajesh Pulami 43(33 balls, 2 fours, 2 sixes), Anil Mandal 38(27 balls, 6 fours, 1 six), Hasim Ansari 24(25 balls, 4 fours), Prashanna Shakya 15(5 balls, 2 sixes)
Basanta Regmi 4 Wkts, Amrit Bhattarai 2 Wkts, Paras Khadka 1 Wkt
APF: 147/4 (18.4 overs)
Paresh Lohani 38(23 balls, 5 fours, 2 sixes), Sharad Vesawkar 27(32 balls, 1 six), Gyanendra Malla 22 n.o.(16 balls, 3 fours), Mahaboob Alam 21 n.o.(14 balls, 3 fours, 1 six), Sanjay Shrestha 17(17 balls, 3 fours)
Hasim Ansari 2 Wkts, Nischal Pandey 1 WKt, Naresh Raj Giri 1 Wkt
Result: APF won by 6 wickets & clinched gold medal. Central won silver medal.
Sixth National Games
Women’s T20 National
Final
Armed Police Force(APF) Vs Eastern Region
Toss: APF won & elected to bat first
APF: 106/6 (20 overs)
Sita Rana Magar 47 n.o.(63), Madhu Thapa 27(31), Binu Budhamagar 12(8)
Anuradha Chaudhary 2 Wkts, Santoshi Chaudhary 1 Wkt, Shanti Chaudhary 1 Wkt, Mamta Chaudhary 1 Wkt
Eastern: 78/7 (20 overs)
Prema Gurung 16(26), Kabita Gautam 14(26), Anuradha Chaudhary 10(21)
Rubina Chhetri 2 Wkts, Neera Rajopadhyay 1 Wkt, Karuna Bhandari 1 Wkt
Result: APF won by 28 runs and clinched gold medal. Eastern Region got silver medal.
Sixth National Games
Men’s T20 National
Third/Fourth place play off
Western Region Vs Far Western Region
Toss: Far Western Region won & elected to field first
Western: 147/3 (20 overs)
Amit Shrestha 55 n.o.(37 balls, 5 fours, 1 six), Dipesh Khatri 43 n.o.(31 balls, 5 fours, 1 six), Fazlur Rehman 27(26 balls, 2 fours, 3 sixes)
Prem Budal 2 Wkts
Far Western: 117/10 (18.5 overs)
Bikram Sob 24(30 balls, 3 fours), Prem Budal 17(7 balls, 1 four, 2 sixes), Rajendra Bam 16(11 balls, 2 sixes), Dev Narayan Jha 15(28), Bhuwan Kakri 13 n.o.(12)
Dipesh Khatri 3 Wkts, Lal Bahadur Adhikari 3 Wkts, Krishna Karki 2 Wkts, Bibek Chaudhary 1 Wkt
Result: Western won by 30 runs & clinched bronze medal.
Sixth National Games
Women’s T20 National
Third/Fourth place play off
Central Region Vs Far Western Region
Toss: Central won & elected to bat first
Central: 119/4 (20 overs)
Kamala Rai 28(48), Sobha Ale 27 n.o.(28), Sangeeta Gauchan 13(27)
Anjali Chand 2 Wkts, Asha Saki 1 Wkt
Far Western: 100/7 (20 overs)
Maya Rawat 23(41), Janaki Bhatt 22(21), Manju Bokati 14(12)
Sangeeta Gauchan 3 Wkts, Aarya Aryal 1 Wkt, Prabha Nepali 1 Wkt, Manita Gautam 1 Wkt
Result: Central won by 19 runs and clinched bronze medal.

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  • Paresh Lohani Rocks and with Sharad in a sparkling form and Gyanu and Paras are good with the bat as always…..Basanta showing his all round performance and mehboob also in a good form….it is a good sign for nepalese cricket with T-20 qualifier on the way…….

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