Cricnepal/Janakpur: Dhanusha defeated Mahottari by four wickets in the Region Number 7, Janakpur Regional U19 Cricket Selection Tournament on Friday.
Winning the toss Mahottari elected to bat and scored 154 runs in 36 overs. Saurav Nagbansi contributed major 46 runs while Gopal Singh 23 and Sanjit Pandey 18 were some other major scorers. Avisekh Jha claimed four wickets for Dhanusha.
In reply, with the magnificent innings of 93 runs from man of the match Rajaul Mustafa, Dhanusha chased the target in 35.3 overs losing six wickets. Ansarul Rain added 39 runs while Avisekh Jha contributed 15 runs for the winning side. Pardip Sapkota picked up three wickets while Sashi Bhusan Mishra took two for Mahottari.
Gopal Singh was adjudged the best bowler of the tournament while Saurav Nagbansi was announced the best batsman. Paras Khatri was announced the Man of the series.