DCL-3: Chauraha, Santoshi Tole win big

Yagyaraj Joshi, Dhangadhi- Chauraha and Santoshi Tole recorded big wins in the third day of Sagarmatha Cement Dhangadhi Cricket League season 3.

Leg Spinner Aman Panthi’s hat-trick gave Chauraha four wickets win over Campusroad with 28 balls remaining in the first match whereas, in the second match, Sunil Dhamala’s half-century helped Santoshi Tole thrash Attaria by 36 runs.

Man of the match Panti, who took 3 wickets in the first match, took a hat-trick today as Chauraha restricted Campusroad 71 for 10 in 20 overs. He dismissed Chandra Saud, Lokesh Bam and Lalit Bhandari in successive deliveries to complete the first hat-trick of the tournament. Sonu Tamang and Yogendra Karki also took 2 wickets each for the winning team.

Santosh Bhatt (22 runs) and Rajan Sherchan (13 runs) were the two batsman to scored in double digits for Campusroad.

Bipin Rawal’s 24 runs and Dipendra Thapa’s 23 runs ensured that Chauraha complete the chase in 15.2 overs and record two wins in as many matches to go to the top of the table.

Santosh Bhatt had a good day with the ball too as he grabbed three wickets for the losing side. Lalit Bhandari picked another two wickets.

In the second match of the day, Sunil Dhamala’s blistering half century helped Santoshi Tole defeat Attaria by 36 runs. Dhamala’s 44 ball 59 guided Santoshi Tole 148 for 6. His innings included 9 fours and a six.

Chasing a modest total, Attaria could only make 112 runs before being all out in 19.5 overs. Binod Bhandari (9 runs) and Prem Tamang (2 runs)  failed for Attaria.

Mehaboob Alam, however, entertained the crowd with 26 runs from 14 deliveries but that wasn’t enough for his team to win the match. Prakash Karki and Tokendra Bohara grabbed three wickets each for Santoshi Tole.

Earlier, Gyanendra Kunar took 2 wickets for Attraia while Mehaboob Alam and Prem Tamang took each.