Centurion Rajbir guides Dhangadhi United to final

Kathmandu- A great innings of 107 not out off 110 balls from Rajbir Singh guided Dhangahdi United to the finals of Kathmandu Cricket League 2015 with a 75 runs win over Lord Buddha Cricket Club on Friday at Tundikhel Ground, Kathmandu.

Dhangahdi’s decision to bat first came right as riding on Rajbir’s 107 runs guided Dhangadhi to post a total of 251/7 in 50 overs. Openers Sunil Dhamala and Amit Shrestha gave Dhangahdi a good start providing 67 runs partnership for the first wicket. Amit scored 36 runs off 37 balls while Sunil scored a slow 35 runs off 70 balls. Manish Shrisvastav took three wickets for Lord Budhha.

Chasing a stiff target Lord Buddha had to settle for a score of 178/8 in allotted overs. Skipper Prasoon Thapa showed some fight playing a fine innings of 56 runs off 63 balls but he couldn’t save his team from the defeat. Manish Shrivastav who had taken three wickets earlier scored 43 runs.

Dhangahdi United takes Kathmandu Cricket Training Center (KCTC) in the final on Sunday.